A Monday, Nov. 7 fight between a freshman male student and junior male student at West Bloomfield High School resulted in a female school security staff member being taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure.
According to Officer Chuck Mendum, the school’s liaison for West Bloomfield Police, the staff member was apparently inadvertently struck when she tried to intervene. Mendum said when she got in the middle of the fight, she took a couple blows to the head from one of the students that were meant for the other student involved in the fight.
Mendum said the school handled the situation internally and that the freshman was taken into custody for disorderly conduct after the fight for refusing to cooperate with staff and authorities.
The freshman was released to his parents.
Mendum added that this was an isolated incident and the security staff member is OK, but was taken to the hospital as a follow-up procedure.