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LCSO: Middle school student found with a weapon on on campus

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Posted at 4:24 PM, Dec 05, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-05 16:24:39-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Leon County Sheriff's office arrested a 14 year old Raa Middle School student.
According to deputies, on December 4th, students alerted school administrators to a situation involving a student who may have had a weapon on campus.

The Leon County School Resource Deputy was contacted. After a search the officer discovered a box cutter in a seventh grader’s possession.

The preliminary investigation determined no threats were made to any students or staff during this incident.

The SRD arrested the 14-year-old male and transported him to the Juvenile

Assessment Center without incident. He has been charged with Possession of a weapon on school property.

The Leon County Sheriff's office reminds parents and students to utilize the FortifyFL app. This tool allows for anonymous reporting of any suspicious Leon County School-related activity.

Additionally, individuals can contact 850-922-KIDS to report concerns.