13-year-old found with knife at Goshen school

GOSHEN, Ind. – A 13-year-old boy was found with a knife at Goshen Junior High School on Tuesday, the Goshen Police Department reported.

Police were called to the school at 3:05 p.m. concerning the incident.

The juvenile was arrested and taken to the Elkhart Juvenile Detention Center.

In response to the incident, Goshen Community Schools released the following statement:

“Yesterday, Goshen Junior High School (GJH) administrators and the GJH School Resource Officer became aware of a student who was in possession of a small knife in school. There was no threat to any other students or staff. The student was arrested, and school disciplinary procedures will be followed as per school policy. In keeping with our commitment to transparency, we wanted to make the school community aware of the situation. While this situation posed no threat to others, the school district and law enforcement officials will always work together to ensure school safety.”

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