Correction: Students Pepper-Sprayed story

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Posted: Aug 25, 2016 5:58 AM

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about a parent arrested for pepper-spraying students at a school, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said the incident happened during a fight and the woman was trying to stop her son from being jumped. Green tells the AP she never said that.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Woman arrested after pepper-spraying students at high school

Police say a woman has been arrested after pepper-spraying a crowd of students at a high school in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a woman has been arrested after pepper-spraying a crowd of students at a high school in Atlanta.

Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green tells local news media that Shawanda Favors was apprehended after pepper-spraying a crowd of students Wednesday morning at Carver High School. Green says four students were treated for injuries and one student was taken to the hospital.

Favors is charged with disorderly conduct.

The school system's police department is investigating the incident.