Several parents reached out to Albany Patch this week with questions about a fight between female students earlier this week that was posted on YouTube then later removed.
The video, entitled "minnie was going wild," was posted May 30 by a user calling him- or herself "teetee andreson." It received nearly 400 views before it was taken down.
The fight, and video, resulted in numerous posts by students on Twitter.
"That was ... ridiculous," wrote one student. A friend replied, "not to be mean but i died when i watched it."
Another Twitter user said the fight took place in a hallway at .
Parents said the fight took place Tuesday or Wednesday.
A parent familiar with the case said a senior girl was attacked after leaving her class on the third floor. The assailant's "gang" reportedly recorded the fight, and stopped other students from interrupting it.
The victim received injuries to her head and face, and, according to parents, was taken away from school by ambulance.
"Light needs to be shed on AHS and the administration that turns a blind eye to bullying/beatings by the students," the parent wrote. "AHS has had problems with accepting that bullying actually happens on campus."
In May, another parent reached out to Albany Patch about a fight at that left her child injured. She expressed frustration about the response by school officials, and said it had been difficult to get information about her child's case from the school district.
Administrators are limited about what they can say about such circumstances due to confidentiality laws involving minors.
Albany Patch has requested additional information about Tuesday's fight from officials and the .
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