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Feuding TCU maintenance workers ‘fight it out’ off campus

Two TCU workers decided to settle a feud with an off-campus fight last week.
Two TCU workers decided to settle a feud with an off-campus fight last week.

After more than a year of arguing, two TCU maintenance workers decided to leave campus last week and settle their dispute with a fistfight, according to a police report.

One of the men later contacted police and told officers his coworker punched him several times in the face.

A detective is investigating, said Sgt. Marc Povero, a police spokesman.

The men, who have had an ongoing feud the last year and a half, were arguing at work Friday morning when their boss called them into his office, the police report states.

The boss told them to go off campus and “fight it out” or quit, according to the report.

The men agreed to go with their boss to Trinity Park, a few miles away. At the park, the two workers “engaged in mutual combat,” the report says.

The men then got back into their boss’s truck and went back to the TCU physical plant office on Bellaire Drive.

The man who contacted police also reported the incident to TCU staff, according to the police report.

TCU was aware of the incident Monday and is gathering information, Michelle Clark, a school spokeswoman, said in an email.

Clark did not say whether any of the three men involved are facing disciplinary action.

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