TOWNSEND, DE (DNTV): Delaware State Police have arrested a 15-year-old student from Townsend, Delaware, in connection with a weapons offense at Odessa High School on Wednesday.
On March 8th, 2023, at approximately 10:15 a.m., a Delaware State Police School Resource Officer (SRO) responded to a possible fight on the second floor of Odessa High School.
An investigation revealed that a 15-year-old student displayed a knife and threatened to stab the student during a verbal altercation. School staff swiftly separated the two students just before the trooper arrived.
Police say no one was injured during this incident.
The 15-year-old student was taken to Troop 9, where he was charged with Possession of a Weapon in a Safe School Zone (Felony), Aggravated Menacing (Felony), and Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony).
The 15-year-old student was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and released to their guardian on a $3000 unsecured bond.
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