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Riverside students arrested in fight that injures officer

Three Riverside High School students were arrested for fighting and injuring a police officer Monday morning.

Buffalo Police spokesman Michael DeGeorge said an off-duty officer suffered minor injuries trying to break up a fight among three Riverside students around 11 a.m. Monday. Information regarding the charges and the ages and grades of the involved students was not provided Tuesday.

A teacher at the school stated that a security guard was also injured and that the Buffalo police officer suffered a deep bite on his finger. Both required medical attention. At least one of the involved students had a previous history of violence at the school, the teacher stated.