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Teens Start Fight at CH-UH Library Over Video Game

Cleveland Heights police arrested one teen at Lee Road Library.

Two kids started a fight in the teen room at the at 5:06 p.m. Aug. 17, according to Cleveland Heights Police reports.

The dispute was over a video game, police said. One 16-year-old Cleveland resident said it was his turn to play, and got upset when another group of kids refused to hand over the control.

The teen punched one of the gamers, and the fight escalated. The brawl caused damage to a wall in the room and required security officers to break it up. The teen was arrested, charged with simple assault and vandalism and later released to his aunt.

Reports compiled from call logs and information from the

Richard Hollis August 28, 2012 at 06:08 PM
You are correct when you say that "kids rise to the level of our expectations", however, it seems that a large number of parents have no expectations, if the parents are even around, and assume that the school system will do it all.
jhon August 28, 2012 at 07:12 PM
hte reason the teen room has video games is so that we meet new people and to create a teen hangout. also i was there the kid who claimed it was his turn to play lied he cursed and thertened to take controll over the game witch rules were already explained to him and then he attaked the other teen who explained the rules
Colleen August 28, 2012 at 09:19 PM
The computers at the library do "time out" once the preset time limit is reached. (Different computers have different limits.) You need to enter a code which is connected to your library card or a user pass in order to log on.
Mark Mendes August 29, 2012 at 12:22 AM
Game rooms are for places like the Heights rec center or the Boys and Girls Clubs. A library needs a modicum of quiet to remain viable for other users. This is mission creep at its worst.
Anabell Jones January 11, 2013 at 09:20 PM
Fight ingame http://www.airsplat.com/grand-theft-auto-4.htm not real life!

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