Police examine footage of riot outside Fir Vale School
Footage of a riot outside a SheffieldÂ school is being examined by police officers investigating the incident.
Emergency services were alerted to a disturbance atÂ Fir Vale School at around 12.55pm yesterday after a fight broke out involving pupils.
VIDEO: Footage shows police and paramedics outside Sheffield school amid reports of brawl between pupils Crowds of concerned parents and residentsÂ had gathered outside theÂ school gates as news of the brawl spread in the community.
There were initial unconfirmed reports of weapons having been seen and some parents thenÂ tried to scale theÂ school fence to get into the grounds.
There were angry scenes outside the school as police officers arrived to try to restore calm.
Police dogs were deployed.
Teachers placed the school on lockdown after the initial fight and cancelled afternoon lessons to allow children to leave early.
South Yorkshire Police said one student suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
Superintendent Shelley Hemsley, said: 'We will of course be reviewing CCTV footage of the incident, and particularly of the crowds gathered outside of the school and any subsequent criminality which comes to light will be investigated.'