Exclusive: Saint Paul Public Schools district investigating violent student brawl caught in viral videos
- The Saint Paul Public Schools district is investigating videos that appear to show Washington Technology Magnet School students of Asian descent engaging in brawls following walkouts to protest in-person learning amid the spread of COVID-19.
- It is unclear if the fights are racially motivated. An investigation into these allegations are ongoing.
- The school said it is now working with the Saint Paul Public Schools Security and Emergency Management Team and the Saint Paul Police Department to determine consequences for students involved.
WARNING: The video in this article contains violent imagery that may be disturbing to some viewers.
Officials at the Saint Paul Public Schools district are investigating videos that appear to show students of Asian descent from Washington Technology Magnet School engaging in brawls against another group of minors.
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