Lufkin and Nacogdoches Basketball Fans Get Into Altercations After Game - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

12/22/04 - Lufkin

Lufkin and Nacogdoches Basketball Fans Get Into Altercations After Game

Some would say that rivalries are healthy, but on Monday night, one rivalry got out of hand when fights broke out between people from Lufkin and Nacogdoches.

According to police, the fight occurred at Lufkin Middle School following a basketball game between Lufkin and Nacogdoches high schools. After the first fight was broken up, a second fight started.

All in all, five arrests were made... including four adults and one juvenile. The juvenile was ticketed and released to her parents.

Lufkin police, along with Angelina County deputies and even some off-duty police were called in for assistance during the altercation.

Following the fight, the crowd disbursed to various restaurants in the city. Police patrolled these areas to prevent further trouble.

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