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Two teenagers got into a fight during the Uncle Sam Jam at Oak Lake Park on Wednesday, drawing a crowd of 30-50 people and police officers, one of whom was injured trying to break up the fight.

Police got to the disturbance at 10:40 p.m., and a 14-year-old girl involved in the fight resisted an officer’s efforts to break things up, kicking him in the groin, said Capt. Todd Kocian.

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She was cited for assaulting a police officer and interfering with police and released to her parent. The case was referred to the juvenile division of the Lancaster County Attorney’s Office.

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Education reporter

Margaret Reist is a Lincoln native, the mom of three high school graduates now navigating college and an education junkie who covers students, teachers and policymakers inside and outside the K-12 classroom.

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