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Tampa, FL-- A Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy is recovering tonight after he was injured breaking up a fight on a school bus.

Deputy Troy Fallin stopped along 56th street in Temple Terrace Thursday after the bus driver pulled over because of a heated fight between several students.

The deputy says he now has a broken finger after a 15-year old student shoved him backwards while trying to exit the bus.

"It's sad to see some kids that just can't mature faster than others, or they feel violence is the way to go," explained Deputy Fallin. "This isn't the way of life, so we try and stop them- hopefully earlier than later."

The 15-year old was arrested after continuing to struggle with officers.

Four other students were also arrested and charged with battery for the initial fight.

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