Three students face assault charges and the fourth is charged with disorderly conduct, according to the station. The victims of the alleged attack were the assistant principal and a school resource officer.
Police were called to the school about 10:20 a.m. after school administrators tried to break up a food fight and punches were thrown, WJLA reports.
A student described the scene to WJLA as a “food fight that turned into a mob fight.”
The arrests come after two other large food fights at area high schools in recent weeks. More than 100 students were involved in a food fight at West Springfield High School that nearly resulted in prom being canceled. Eight students and a parent were arrested at Henry Wise High School after a food fight turned violent there.