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Three Clark County School District teachers attacked at separate schools

Three students arrested the same day
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Posted at 8:34 PM, Apr 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-21 02:21:00-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Three different Clark County School District teachers were attacked by three different students on Wednesday according to a statement from Clark County School District Police Department, or CCSDPD.

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At 9:15 a.m., a teacher defended himself with a chair from a 14-year-old freshman girl who pulled a knife out of her backpack and threatened him with it at Foothill High School according to CCSDPD.

The teacher was able to escape the room and call for help. CCSDPD responded, and the freshman surrendered peacefully.

CCSDPD said the student was booked as a juvenile on charges related to assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, and possession of dangerous weapons on school property.

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Also during the morning at Grant Sawyer Middle School an 8th grade student, a 15-year-old-girl, became upset and threatened school staff with a pair of scissors.

Staff members disarmed the girl before calling the police. CCSDPD arrested her for assault with a deadly weapon and threatening school staff. The girl was booked as a juvenile.

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According to CCSDPD, in the evening at Palo Verde High School a male senior, 17, entered a classroom he did not belong in. When asked to leave by the teacher, the student pushed him several times before fleeing.

CCSDPD in tandem with school staff identified and apprehended the student. The senior was booked on charges related to battery against a school district employee.

CCSDPD reports that none of the teachers were harmed.