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Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school near Cincinnati, authorities said Tuesday.

Mount Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mount Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was seriously injured.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

It’s not the first time an Ohio kindergarten graduation ceremony has erupted into trouble. Last year, Cleveland police said eight people were arrested after a fight broke out between two teenage girls at Michael R. White Elementary and families joined in. The school went into lockdown and patrol cars flocked to the scene. Police said at the time the melee was set off by spilled punch.

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school in a Cincinnati suburb, authorities said Tuesday.

Mt. Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mt. Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was injured badly.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“The assault did induce panic during the assembly, causing several in attendance to be pushed,” police stated in their report.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school in a Cincinnati suburb, authorities said Tuesday.

Mt. Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mt. Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was injured badly.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“The assault did induce panic during the assembly, causing several in attendance to be pushed,” police stated in their report.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school in a Cincinnati suburb, authorities said Tuesday.

Mt. Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mt. Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was injured badly.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“The assault did induce panic during the assembly, causing several in attendance to be pushed,” police stated in their report.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school in a Cincinnati suburb, authorities said Tuesday.

Mt. Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mt. Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was injured badly.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“The assault did induce panic during the assembly, causing several in attendance to be pushed,” police stated in their report.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

KDWN

CINCINNATI (AP) — One man hit another while newly graduated kindergarten students were celebrating with punch and cookies, triggering a melee that involved up to 20 people and resulted in the lockdown of an elementary school in a Cincinnati suburb, authorities said Tuesday.

Mt. Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said the lockdown was ordered Monday because parents were panicking and school officials wanted to make sure no one else wandered into the fight scene. She said some 150 children were with their families in the Mt. Healthy North Elementary School cafeteria when the fight broke out over an apparent domestic dispute.

Other people began pushing and shoving in a mass near the cafeteria doors until several police cruisers arrived and officers began restoring order. Authorities said no one was injured badly.

“People never cease to amaze me,” Handler said. “It was a beautiful ceremony, with grandparents, parents, the 5-year-olds … then out of the blue, the man hit another man in the face. I was absolutely shocked.”

Police were seeking Raymond Walker, 33, on charges of assault and inducing panic. No other arrests were made.

“The assault did induce panic during the assembly, causing several in attendance to be pushed,” police stated in their report.

“It was horrible,” parent Kim Calai told WCPO-TV. “I’m standing there, and all of a sudden, this rush of people throwing punches is coming at me.”

She said her young son kept asking why the police came.

“To have something like that happen at a graduation is pretty pathetic,” Calai said.

A telephone message left Tuesday at Walker’s home was not immediately returned.

“We’re going to prosecute to the fullest extent possible,” Handler said. “We are sending a strong message that you cannot act that way around 5-year-old children.”

Contact the reporter at http://www.twitter.com/dansewell

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio are seeking a man accused of starting a fight that led to a kindergarten graduation melee involving up to 20 people.

An elementary school went on lockdown Monday as several police cruisers responded in the northern Cincinnati suburb of Mt. Healthy.

Mt. Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler says the lockdown was ordered because parents were panicking and the school wanted to make sure no other students or adults wandered into the cafeteria fight scene.

She says the some 150 newly graduated kindergarten students were having punch and cookies with their families when one man hit another over an apparent domestic dispute, triggering the melee.

Authorities say no one was badly injured.

Police are looking for 33-year-old Raymond Walker on charges of assault and inducing panic.

Ohio police seek man after kindergarten fight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio are seeking a man accused of starting a fight that led to a kindergarten graduation melee involving up to 20 people.

An elementary school went on lockdown Monday as several police cruisers responded in the northern Cincinnati suburb of Mt. Healthy.

Mt. Healthy Schools Superintendent Lori Handler says the lockdown was ordered because parents were panicking and the school wanted to make sure no other students or adults wandered into the cafeteria fight scene.

She says the some 150 newly graduated kindergarten students were having punch and cookies with their families when one man hit another over an apparent domestic dispute, triggering the melee.

Authorities say no one was badly injured.

Police are looking for 33-year-old Raymond Walker on charges of assault and inducing panic.