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Teens arrested after altercation outside La Follette High School


MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police arrested three teenagers after a disturbance outside La Follette High School last week.

It is believed a confrontation was fueled by an ongoing dispute between two rival gang members.  An officer reported seeing up to 15 teens in the street during the conflict.

A 17-year-old student, Ja'mohn Barney, had an 11-inch knife inside his backpack.  Another suspect, 17-year-old Ramar Brown, attends an alternative school and had a folding knife in his pocket.

One member stated he was punched, but there weren't any signs of injury. 

a 16-year-old was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center on tentative charges of disorderly conduct and trespassing.

Both Barney and Brown face tentative charges of possessing a weapon on school grounds. 

Neither of the weapons were displayed during the altercation.

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