A Elementary Student is Facing Multiple Felony Charges after Allegedly Making Threats While Holding a Knife at Fouke Elementary.
On Wednesday November 20th, 2019 at approximately 3:40 p.m., Miller County Deputies were dispatched to Fouke Elementary School in reference to a juvenile student making threats while displaying a knife.
According to a police press release, upon arrival deputies were advised the juvenile student was detained by school staff and the weapon had been secured. Miller County Deputies and the Fouke School Resource Officer made contact with the Juvenile. The Juvenile, a 10 year old male was taken into custody on charges of Aggravated Assault and Battery 2nd Degree, all Felony Charges. No injuries associated with the knife were sustained during this incident. The preliminary investigation revealed that after becoming involved in an altercation with family, the Juvenile produced a knife and threatened school staff before throwing the knife. At that time the juvenile was detained by staff until the Fouke School Resource Officer and MCSO Deputies arrived.
While the Fouke School Resource Officer has primary jurisdiction on the campus, the Miller County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Division has assumed responsibility for the investigation.
The juvenile student was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center where he was booked without further incident. The investigation is ongoing.