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Earlier fight led to police altercation at Temescal Canyon High in Lake Elsinore

By in Press Enterprise on December 1, 2017

By Craig Shultz

A fight at Temescal Canyon High School in Lake Elsinore on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 30 stemmed from a earlier lunchtime fight on campus, police and school officials said.

After two boys scuffled, a female student, who wasn’t involved in the altercation, called the suspects, who came to the campus, according to Lake Elsinore Unified School District spokesman Mark Dennis.

Jaime Arias, 21, Adrian Arias, 19 and Benigno Arias, 48, all residents of Lake Elsinore, arrived at the campus and attempted to check the girl out of school, Dennis said, and they became angered when they were refused because they weren’t on her emergency release form. Dennis said the three men are a father and two brothers.

They were asked to leave, but refused, Dennis said and they later confronted one of the boys from the lunchtime fight as school was let out for the day, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

An automated phone call went out to parents Thursday afternoon telling them about the fight and advising them enhance security measures would be in place.

Police cars were parked outside Temescal Canyon High School in Lake Elsinore on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, a day after a fight broke out after school between two students and two men who were not students. In all, three were arrested in the incident. Photo by Craig Shultz, Staff

Everything appeared normal at the school Friday morning, Dec. 1. Three police vehicles were parked near the main entrance and school district personnel were on hand to observe.

Dennis said Principal Whitney D’Amico informed authorities that just one parent called to say she would keep her daughter home because of the incident.

Deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station were called to the high school, which is located north of the city limits near Central Avenue and the 15 Freeway, around […]    

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