Police called for brawl at Sussex Central High School graduation ceremony

Sussex Central High School

GEORGETOWN, Del. – Police say they were called to break up a fight at a high school graduation in Georgetown.

According to Delaware State Police, troopers were called to Sussex Central High School during the school’s graduation ceremony Tuesday evening for reports of a fight involving multiple parties.

Officers arrived and broke the fight up, according to police. Thankfully, no one was injured in the altercation, and there were no arrests.

The Indian River School District released the following statement Wednesday morning regarding the incident:

“The Indian River School District is fully cooperating with the Delaware State Police investigation of an altercation that occurred at Sussex Central High School following the graduation ceremony on May 30. This incident does not reflect the values we attempt to instill in our students and we are disappointed that certain guests chose to tarnish what was a night of celebration for members of the Class of 2023 and their families. We sincerely appreciate the assistance of the Delaware State Police in restoring order at the event and assuring the safety of those in attendance. This is an ongoing police investigation and the district will have no further comment at this time.”

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