ELIDA, Ohio (AP) – Police in western Ohio took a middle school student into custody after the boy allegedly brought knives to school and had a notebook containing threatening comments.
Elida schools superintendent Don Diglia says no one was hurt and the boy was suspended and is facing expulsion.
Diglia says the 13-year-old boy walked into the middle school principal’s office shortly before noon Wednesday asking about school lockdown procedures.
Diglia says that after questioning the boy produced a small knife and a box cutter, and that authorities then found two more knives and a notebook with threatening comments in the boy’s book bag in his locker.
American Township Police Chief Matt Redick told the Lima News the seventh-grader is being held in juvenile detention.
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