Video of junior high students fighting posted online

Published 9:31 am Thursday, December 17, 2015

Tuesday, officers with the Picayune Police Department were notified that a video had been posted online depicting two Picayune Junior High students fighting in a school bathroom.

Picayune Police Department Assistant Chief Jeremy Magri said school resource officers looked into the matter, determining two 12 year-old Picayune Junior High Students had engaged in the fight about three weeks prior.

The school’s administration has opted to take disciplinary action concerning the video, Magri said.

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Picayune School District Assistant Superintendent Brent Harrell said the school’s administration is taking the necessary steps to address the matter.