GIDDINGS, Texas (KXAN) - A gang fight at the Giddings State School on Monday morning sent the facility into lock down mode for several hours.
According to Jim Hurley with Texas Juvenile Justice Department, around 7:30 a.m., a group of youth were being escorted to the education building when another group of youth began attacking and then chasing them.
The campus was immediately placed on lock down while the staff secured the facility.
Nearly 50 kids were placed in security due to the outbreak. Preliminary information indicates this incident was gang related.
There were no reports of any major injuries requiring medical treatment, but the melee did result in some broken windows.
Both criminal and administrative investigations are underway.
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