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Student, teacher hurt in Roanoke Rapids High fight

Posted March 16, 2010 1:34 p.m. EDT

— A student and a teacher were injured Tuesday morning during a fight at Roanoke Rapids High School, police said.

Two female students were involved in an altercation, and one grabbed a broken bottle and cut the other on the neck, police said. A teacher trying to break up the fight was cut on the hand.

Ryshea Shakira Alston, 16, of 900 Henry Street, fled from the school and was arrested about an hour later, police said. She faces two charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was being held in the Halifax County jail on $3,000 bond.