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DEVELOPING: School official confirms 'altercation' Wednesday at North Buncombe game

A Buncombe County Schools representative confirms two students got into an 'altercation' at a Wednesday sports event at North Buncombe High School. (Photo: WLOS staff)

A Buncombe County Schools representative confirms two students got into an "altercation" at a Wednesday sports event at North Buncombe High School in Weaverville.

According to an incident report from the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office, deputies are investigating "disorderly conduct" that happened the same day at the school.

"We can confirm that a North Buncombe student and a Polk student did get in an altercation in the concession area outside of the gym during halftime of the varsity boys game but the situation was handled swiftly and appropriately per school policy," wrote Stacia Harris, director of communications for Buncombe County Schools, to News 13 in an email. "Both high schools and school systems are working together to interview students and staff members and are cooperatively looking into this incident."

This is a developing story. News 13 will share more details about the incident as they become available.

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