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KSP charges Breckinridge Co. juvenile with attempted murder

Alleged incident occurred at Breckinridge County Middle School. Report alleges student planned to use a knife found on him to stab other students. He's detained in the Juvenile Detention.
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By Tpr Jeff Gregory, Public Information Officer

HARDINSBURG, KY – (20 February 2018) - Kentucky State Police Post 04 Detectives charged a 14 year old Breckinridge County male juvenile with Attempted Murder this afternoon. On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at approximately 10:05amET, KSP Post 4 received a call from the Hardinsburg Police Department requesting assistance with an investigation at the Breckinridge County Middle School.

School administrators, acting on information and familiarity with the 14 year old, searched the student when he came into the building at the beginning of the school day.

A large knife was found in the juvenile’s belongings at which time the Hardinsburg Police was immediately called.

Upon further investigation by School Administrators, and KSP Detectives, the juvenile admitted that he intended to use the knife to stab other students.

He was taken into custody and charged with Attempted Murder.

He was Court Ordered to be detained in Juvenile Detention until a hearing date can be set.

The investigation is ongoing by KSP Detective Adam Hutchison.

This story was posted on 2018-02-20 19:42:49
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