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Video depicts high school student, custodian brawl at Tara High School

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - A video has been circulating around that shows a student at Tara High School getting into a physical altercation with a custodian on school grounds

The incident occurred this past week and the video depicts the fight as well as the latter part of a verbal altercation. 

The student and the worker, an Aramark employee, were both arrested and charged with misdemeanor offenses. The school disciplined the student and Aramark has fired the employee with Aramark official, Karen Cutler releasing the following statement:

“We are appalled by the behavior exhibited by this employee and terminated his employment immediately.  We are cooperating fully with the local authorities in their investigation of this incident."

East Baton Rouge also released a statement on the day of the incident in question stating:

“The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is aware of an altercation that took place at Tara High School between a student and a maintenance worker, an employee of Aramark. Law enforcement was involved and both individuals were arrested. The school has taken disciplinary action and Aramark terminated employment of the maintenance worker. 

As of now there is no further information on the incident, however, more information will be released as it arises.


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