Breaking Up Fight, Police Pepper-Spray Students at Narbonne High

Melissa Pamer, NBC Los Angeles, October 4, 2012

Forty-seven patients were examined after police used pepper spray to break up a fight at Narbonne High School in Harbor City, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A fire department spokesman and a Los Angeles Unified School District spokeswoman both stated the treatment was taking place after school police used pepper spray. It wasn’t clear where on campus the incident occurred.

Witnesses said a fight between two girls escalated and others became involved, then a female police officer pulled out the pepper spray.

“The lady just said, ‘Disperse.’ She didn’t give nobody no time to leave, she just started spraying. She was going crazy with the spray,” one student witness said. “People that was walking past that wasn’t even involved got sprayed.”

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Aerial video showed two patients being wheeled to waiting ambulances. Several fire trucks sat outside the Harbor Area school, which had about 3,300 students last year.

[Editor’s Note: Narbonne High School is 61.8% Hispanic, 17.4% black, and 8.2% white.]

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  • Up to my neck in CA

    From Wikipedia:
    As of the school year 2010–11, there were a total of 3,486 students attending the high school
    63.5% Hispanic (2,214)
    6.9% White (240)
    17.7% Black (617)
    0.5% Native American (19)
    9.3% Asian (325)
    2.0% Pacific Islander (71)

  • “Witnesses said a fight between two girls escalated and others became
    involved, then a female police officer pulled out the pepper spray.”

    You just KNOW that it was one of those fat, super sassy black, female cops.  The kind that don’t walk, they waddle like a penguin.   I’ve always wondered how these fat female cops pass their physical exams or are even allowed on the streets at all.  I can crawl faster than most of these officers waddle.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

       The only physical exam they have to pass is the physical color of their skin. We have a meter maid like that, and boy does she have an attitude. She just wants someone to call her a fat ****** b-word.

  • anmpr1

    “She didn’t give nobody no time to leave. People that was walking past that wasn’t even involved got sprayed.”

    It’s good to know that students are learning how to speak proper English in between gassings.

  • The Worlds Scapegoat

    “Goetz von Berlichingen wrote -“The lady just said ‘disperse’.  She didn’t give nobody no time to leave…”

    Have I just read an honest-to-goodness, this-time-it’s-for-real TRIPLE NEGATIVE?”

    Would it be a quadruple negative if they said: “She didn’t give nobody no time to leave or nothing”? 

  • Michael C. Scott

    Didn’t Narbonne used to be a place in France?

    I remember reading about a Gaelic tribe called the Narbonne Tectosages by the Romans.

    Rename this school Saint N’DeSkittles and have done with it.

  • It is really good news that no one was badly injured