Homestead student section apologizes for vandalizing Bishop Dwenger’s bleachers

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Homestead High School’s student section leaders are apologizing for their behavior at Bishop Dwenger High School Friday night at a football game.

It’s widely believed, according to pictures and video on social media, that some Homestead students caused extensive damage to the visitor’s section of Dwenger’s new football stadium during the game.

Bleacher seats, foot plates, and fencing were bent and missing. The bleachers also had burn marks from being lit on fire. Below the bleachers there were missing nuts and bolts from the crossbeams, which may have compromised the safety of sitting on them.

Sunday at about 5 p.m., The student section leaders tweeted the following apology from their twitter account @GoHHSSpartans:

Homestead had won the game 17-15.

Bishop Dwenger’s High School’s principal filed a report with the Fort Wayne Police Department and an investigation is being conducted.

On Monday, Homestead High School Principal Dr. Park Ginder issued the following statement on the matter:

“Homestead High School administrators are in contact with school officials at Bishop Dwenger High School after reports of bleacher damage surfaced following Friday’s football game. We continue to work with Dwenger staff as the investigation continues.”

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