Teens stabbed, beaten in fight outside Rockford school

Published: Jul. 12, 2019 at 11:39 AM CDT
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A Rockford man and two teens were arrested Thursday afternoon after a violent fight broke out outside of an elementary school.

Police say the fight happened outside Lewis Lemon Elementary School around 4:15 p.m. Diquan Yoho, 19, and two juveniles, a 17-year-old male and a 13-year-old female, were arrested following the fight.

One juvenile was reportedly stabbed, then took himself to a hospital. The other was battered and taken to the hospital by an ambulance, according to police.

Police say both juveniles are recovering from non-life-threatening injuries. They are both charged with aggravated battery in a public way and being held in a juvenile detention center.

Yoho faces charges of aggravated battery in a public way and possession of a controlled substance. He is being held at Winnebago County Jail.

Yoho and the two juveniles are considered innocent unless proven guilty by the court of law.

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