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Altercation closes Walker school for rest of the week

Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a

request for assistance from the Walker High School. Officers from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Walker

Police Department, Leech Lake Tribal Police, Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, MN State Patrol and MN DNR

responded to the scene. Upon arrival, officers found students involved in disruptive behavior resulting from

an altercation at the school.

Four juveniles were taken into custody and transported to the Northwest Juvenile Center, pending formal

charges. One officer was assaulted during the incident. No staff or students were injured. This incident

remains under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff's Office. Law Enforcement is working with the school

to ensure the safety of the students and faculty.