19 students face charges consisting of riot, terroristic threats in St. Cloud high school fight

19 students face charges consisting of riot, terroristic threats in St. Cloud high school fight Photo: KSTP

Updated: October 03, 2019 03:29 PM

Charges have been officially filed against 19 Tech High School students in St. Cloud after a fight broke out last week.

According to the St. Cloud Police Department, 18 charged were males and one 14-year-old female was charged with riot in the third degree. The ages range from 14 to 17. 


A 16-year-old male was charged with terroristic threats, possessing a dangerous weapon on school property and riot in the second degree. The male displayed a knife during the altercation.

Every student mentioned in the release has been charged with at least one count of riot in either the second or third degree. Four students were charged with aiding and abetting in assault in the third degree. Police note that one student sustained a broken nose in the incident and subsequently those four students mentioned were charged relating to the injury.

All students will be summoned to appear before a judge.

None of the students involved will return to Tech High School this year. Serious disciplinary action up to and including expulsion will be considered for all involved, according to the news release. 


Students directly involved in fight at St. Cloud high school won't return for 2019-20 school year

Police: 16 students detained, charges pending after fight at Tech High School in St. Cloud

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