Students face criminal charges from wild cafeteria food fight

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Ten high school students face charges of inciting a riot after starting a food fight at their high school. (KSAT-TV) (KTRK)

Ten Texas high school students face charges of inciting a riot after starting a food fight at lunch time.

It happened Thursday at San Antonio's McCollum High School. Several students, most of them juniors and seniors, began the food fight just after 12:30 p.m.

"It was a rowdy food fight. There were plates all over the floor, and corn in the air and some milk cartons as well," student Adrian Toscano told ABC affiliate KSAT-TV.

One school employee was rushed to the hospital in serious condition after slipping and falling while cleaning up the mess.

Harlandale ISD officials called in police and had the 10 students who started the food fight arrested for starting a riot.

"Inciting a riot is because there was 900 kids in the cafeteria when the food fight started. Everybody rushed out and it caused somewhat of a stampede out there," district spokeswoman Leslie Garza told KSAT-TV.

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