Police Report: Fistfight between teens results in injuries, citation, authorities say
May 14, 2008
At 3:14 p.m. Tuesday, South Lake Tahoe police responded to a report of an assault in the 1200 block of O’Malley Drive.
A 16-year-old South Tahoe High School student reportedly was riding in a vehicle with three other males when the car crossed the path of a second 16-year-old on foot.
The teenagers have had previous problems with each other, according to police.
The teen who was riding in the car got out and started a fistfight with the teen on foot, who received three staples in the back of the head as a result of injuries sustained during the scuffle, police said.
The aggressor was cited, released to his parents and suspended from school, according to police.
The fight is believed to be gang-related, police said.
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