UPDATE: Four Lansing Everett students arrested after incident that put school in lock down

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - On Tuesday, around 10:30 a.m. a fight broke out at Lansing Everett High School and police were called to the scene. Police say that upon arrival they met up with school security in the cafeteria and helped to break up a "large" fight. The school was placed under lock down at this time.

Police are reporting that they arrested 4 teens and took them to the Lansing Police Department Detention facility.

No one was injured and no weapons were involved.

The four teens were 2 15-year-old boys, one 15-year-old girl, and one 17-year-old girl.

They were charged with a misdemeanor of: Obstruct/Hinder/Oppose a Police Officer in the performance of their duty.

The 15-year-old's will be charged in probate court and will be released back to their parents on Tuesday. The 17-year-old will be charged as an adult and will have an option to bond out of jail.

Communications person for the school, Robert Kolt, told News 10 in a statement that there had been multiple fights at the school and that Lansing Police were called to assist with the situation.

He said that the fights were resolved and the incident would be investigated.

"Students responsible for the incident were arrested and other disciplinary measures will be forthcoming pending an investigation," he said.

He added that all students were safe.

"The Lansing School District public safety and the Lansing Police Department will have a presence in the school and after school today," said Kolt. "Safety for our students is our primary mission in the Lansing school district . Response to this issue was immediate."

Also, afterschool activities were canceled.

Parents had contacted News 10 saying that the school was in "lock-down." One parent told News 10 that her children were told they could not leave their classroom.

Another parent went to Everett to pick up her kids who called her frightened. She told us that she saw multiple police vehicles at the school and some students taken away in handcuffs.

This is a breaking news story. WILX News 10 is working to get more details on this story and will update the story as more information becomes available. 

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