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Officers tases teen at school during fight
GLENDALE - A boy was tased during a fight at a Glendale middle school.
Police say two 14-year-olds were fighting over a football game on Tuesday afternoon. One of the boys was said to be considerably larger than the other.
After a school resource officers tried several times to break up the fight, he tased the larger boy. He reportedly said that was his last resort.
The boy who was tased was taken to the hospital by his father and will be okay. Both boys involved in the fight were suspended for five days.
An internal investigation will be made on the resource officer but he will not be placed on leave.
Police say the officer was distraught about having to tase a teen boy.