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Two Boston cops are hospitalized after being bitten and kicked by children brawling in a school bus


Two Boston cops are injured and hospitalized after being bitten and kicked in the head by group of children brawling in a school bus

  • One child and four adults, including two Boston police officers, were taken to the hospital on Friday
  • Cops received a 911 call around 8 a.m. on Friday about the fight
  • Students at the McKinley School were being taken to a summer learning program at Orchard Gardens School 
  • The Boston Police Department said that one of the officers was kicked in the head and the other was bitten while responding to the fight 
  • The bus driver and bus monitor were taken to the hospital for evaluation, Boston Public Schools said 

One child and four adults, including two Boston police officers, were taken to the hospital on Friday after a brawl broke out among students on a school bus.

Cops received a 911 call around 8 a.m. on Friday about the fight while students at the McKinley School were being taken to a summer learning program at Orchard Gardens School, Boston Public Schools said in a statement to DailyMail.com.

The driver of the bus, which was travelling on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, pulled over and police and EMS responded. It was not immediately clear what had started the fight, which was between three of the students.

The Boston Police Department said that one of the officers was kicked in the head and the other was bitten while responding to the fight, Fox News reported. The two cops were taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

One child and four adults, including two Boston police officers, were taken to the hospital on Friday after a brawl broke out among students on a school bus

The students, who attended the McKinley School, pictured, were being taken to a summer learning program at Orchard Gardens School

The students, who attended the McKinley School, pictured, were being taken to a summer learning program at Orchard Gardens School

DailyMail.com has reached out to the Boston Police Department for more information. 

The bus driver and bus monitor were taken to the hospital for evaluation, Boston Public Schools said.

One student, accompanied by a parent who arrived at the scene, was also taken to a hospital from injuries they received before police arrived. The nature of the student’s injuries and how they were sustained were not immediately known.

The rest of the students were evaluated by paramedics and taken to school on a different bus, Boston Public Schools said.

Boston Public Schools said the district has been in contact with the families of all students on the bus. 

‘Violence of any kind is not tolerated in the Boston Public Schools. Our buses are an extension of our classrooms,’ the district said.

‘The situation will be fully evaluated, appropriate support will be provided, and any disciplinary actions will be taken in accordance with the BPS Code of Conduct.’

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