Multiple fights prompt lockdown at Arlington High School

Arlington High School/file photo

Arlington High School/file photo

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Arlington High School went on lockdown Thursday after multiple fights were reported at the school.

According to an IPS spokesperson, several fights involving students broke out. The lockdown was a precautionary measure to help “maintain a calm climate” at the school, which is located in the 4800 block of North Arlington Avenue on the northeast side of Indianapolis. The lockdown was lifted just before 1:30 p.m.

There have been no reports of injuries, and the school was said to be under control by the afternoon. Officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the school on two occasions Thursday morning.

IMPD was called around 10 a.m. on a report that a person was assaulted. Officers were called again around 11:45 a.m. after reports of fights in school.