Police: Student found with knife at Davie middle school


DAVIE, Fla. – A student was detained by Davie police Friday after police were alerted that he or she had a knife on the campus of their middle school, authorities confirmed.

The incident occurred at Indian Ridge Middle School, located at 1355 S. Nob Hill Rd.

According to police, school resource officers with the police department are handling the investigation with school administrators.

“There is no current threat to the safety of the school,” a spokesperson for the police department said in an email to Local 10 News.

“Thanks to a student who used the ‘See Something, Say Something’ protocol, the School Security Staff and School Resource Officer responded immediately and safely resolved the situation,” a Broward County Public Schools spokeswoman said in a statement. “The student involved was arrested by law enforcement and will face appropriate school disciplinary measures.”

No other details were immediately released.

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