A disturbance around dismissal time at Binghamton High School prompted a large-scale police response.

A school resource officer reported an "active fight" on Oak Street shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Several city police units responded to the area after a large crowd gathered at the scene to observe the activity.

State troopers on Oak Street after a disturbance outside Binghamton High School on December 6, 2023. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
State troopers on Oak Street after a disturbance outside Binghamton High School on December 6, 2023. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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State police, Broome County sheriff's deputies and four Johnson City police units also went to the west side of the high school for crowd control. A county security officer also responded to the scene.

The situation was brought under control quickly. A police department van was called to transport someone to headquarters.

Police vehicles and an ambulance on the west side of Binghamton High School on December 6, 2023. Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Police vehicles and an ambulance on the west side of Binghamton High School on December 6, 2023. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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Binghamton fire medics evaluated one person at the scene for possible minor injuries. He reportedly was taken to a hospital.

High school safety personnel and other employees monitored the area around Main and Oak streets following the disturbance.

A Binghamton City School District spokesperson said a school resource officer called for police to respond to an incident that happened in the street. It was not known whether any students were involved in the dispute.

VIDEO: The scene on Oak Street on the west side of Binghamton High School on December 6, 2023. 

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