BETHEL PARK, Pa. - Bethel Park High School leaders are investigating after students allegedly used racial slurs toward the Woodland Hills High School marching band.
The “inappropriate comments and actions” were made during the football game on Aug. 31.
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“We deeply regret that this happened, because the District does not tolerate or condone this type of behavior," a statement from the school said.
The comments were made as the Woodland Hills band was warming up for its halftime performance at Bethel Park Stadium.
“We have extended our apologies to the Woodland Hills School District and are conducting an investigation to identify those individuals who were involved,” Bethel Park’s statement said.
In addition to the apology and investigation, Bethel Park has vowed to step up security at future football games.
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