KITCHEN –

The Waterloo Regional Police Service arrested two people in connection with a fight near the Eastwood Collegiate Institute in Kitchener.

One of them, a 20-year-old Kitchener man, has been charged with assault with a weapon.

The other, a 17-year-old also from Kitchener, turned himself in to the police and was charged with assault.

On December 2, police said that “two groups of students were involved in a fight that involved a baseball bat and potentially other weapons.”

Students previously told CTV News that belts, pieces of wood and furniture legs were used in the altercation.

Witnesses also said that more than 20 people were involved in the fight, with another 30 watching.

A young man was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police say additional charges are anticipated.

They continue to investigate the fight and an earlier altercation on December 1.

That happened between two groups in a plaza near the Eastwood Collegiate Institute and an 18-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Reference-kitchener.ctvnews.ca

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