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Sheriff: Man with 3 knives apprehended near school

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Posted at 8:04 PM, Aug 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-21 20:04:00-04

  CANTON, Ga. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies north of Atlanta say a man who was armed with a BB gun and a knife outside a school ran from them because he knew he was carrying weapons in a school zone.


      Cherokee County sheriff's officials say 31-year-old Todd Grigg of Woodstock was standing on school property outside the Cherokee Charter Academy in Canton Wednesday morning carrying a BB gun that looked like a semi-automatic handgun.


      Grigg has been charged with four counts of possession of a weapon on school grounds, carrying a concealed knife and obstruction of a police officer.


      It wasn't immediately clear whether he has an attorney and the man is being held without bond in the Cherokee County jail.