ROCK HILL, S.C. — Eight students were arrested after a fight broke out at South Pointe High School Friday morning. 

According to officials, the fight happened just before the first bell. Rock Hill Schools said multiple law enforcement agencies responded to assist school officials. 

The school was placed on lockdown from 8:15 to 10 a.m. to allow law enforcement and school officials to determine if additional students, beyond the initial eight, were involved. 

According to the Rock Hill Police Department, the eight students were all charged with inciting a riot and disorderly conduct (fighting.) 

The Rock Hill Police Department will have multiple officers at the school the remainder of the day for precautionary measures.

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