Armed middle school student arrested in Miami-Dade

This Google Maps Street View image shows the entrance to Lamar Louise Curry Middle School near Kendall West. (Google Maps)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade Schools police officers arrested a student armed with a weapon on Thursday outside of Lamar Louise Curry Middle School near Kendall West.

According to Miami-Dade County Public Schools, administrators received an anonymous tip and officers arrested the student before walking into the school at 15750 SW 47th St.

The district released a statement on Friday saying the student will be disciplined in accordance with the code of student conduct. The Florida Department of Education has a zero-tolerance policy on weapons.

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