Two middle school students charged after Friday fight with injuries


Two middle school students are facing charges following a Friday afternoon fight.

According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident involved two students and occurred at approximately 4:06 p.m. at Cowan Road Middle School.

The school resource officer (SRO) responded to the area and observed two male students fighting. Teachers were attempting to break up the two students.

SRO Mayer and an assistant principal were able to separate the two fighting students.

One student sustained visible injuries and was evaluated at the scene by WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

One teacher also sustained visible injuries, but declined medical assistance.

No other students or staff members were injured in the incident.

The two juvenile students were transported to the Spalding County Law Enforcement Complex and released to their parents.

Both involved students have been charged with two counts each of simple battery and disruption of a public school.

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