A New Jersey high schooler was arrested after she allegedly pulled off another student’s hijab and screamed anti-Muslim slurs during a fight that was caught on video and posted to social media.
The East Brunswick High School girl, whose name and age weren’t released, got into an argument with another girl on Wednesday because both students wanted the same seat in a common area on campus, East Brunswick Public Schools Superintendent Victor Valeski said in a letter sent out to the school community.
As the fight escalated, one of the girls pulled off the other girl’s hijab and started screaming anti-Muslim slurs at her, the superintendent said.
A school security officer broke up the fight, but not before it was caught on video. The video was posted to social media at some point after the fight.
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