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5 students arrested after brutal fight is caught on camera at Oklahoma City high school

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OKLAHOMA CITY - There is an increased police presence at Capitol Hill High School today after a brutal fight was caught on camera.

The video of the fight is spreading around social media with more than 32,000 views as of Wednesday morning.

Warning: The video below may be considered disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.

A teacher confirmed with KFOR the fight that occurred Jan. 12 was gang related.

The teacher also says staff members were advised to use caution when letting kids out of class.

Along with the fight, police say several teachers were assaulted or threatened.

Five Capitol Hill students have since been arrested in connection to yesterday's incident at the school, police told KFOR.

Two of the teens were arrested for assault and battery against the victim seen in the viral video.

One teen was arrested for assaulting a coach/teacher.

The other two were arrested for threatening a teacher and making threats against the school.

All five teens have been booked in to the Juvenile Detention Center.

Oklahoma City Public Schools released the following statement regarding the video:

"We are aware of disturbing student altercations that were captured on video and posted to social media.  The incident happened at Capitol Hill High School on Tuesday, January 12th.  Oklahoma City Public School administrators contacted law enforcement immediately, and we continue working with the Oklahoma City Police Department through this ongoing investigation.  As a precaution police are providing additional security at the school today, and we have notified parents/guardians.

The safety, and civility of our schools cannot be compromised, strict disciplinary action will be taken against all perpetrators."