As of Friday, January 27, 2012
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ALBANY — Eleven male students were suspended after a brawl erupted on the Monroe High School campus Monday afternoon. The students range in age from 15 to 17.
Dougherty County School System Police arrested five 17-year-olds, who were transported to the Dougherty County Jail, while six minors were taken to the Albany Regional Youth Detention Center.
All 11 youths were suspended for 10 days and will also face charges ranging from disruption of school to assault.
School officials say the incident does not appear to be gang-related, and the investigation is ongoing.