Fight at middle school basketball tournament turns into riot, 9 teens arrested

Nine middle school students were arrested after a fight turned into a riot in Washington State.

It all started when police received reports of a fight at a basketball tournament Friday night.

They say a group of teens tried to interfere with school officials who were trying to remove a student from the gym.

Deputies say nearly 70 teens closed in on them and started yelling racial slurs and making threats.

According to authorities, nine students were arrested and charged.
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