Video Shows Student Pulling Knife at Leon High School

A still shot from the video shows the student holding the knife.
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
January 14, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A video is circulating on social media that shows the frightening moments surrounding a student pulling a knife on another student at Leon High School earlier this week.

We've chosen to blur the students' faces.

Deputies say the school resource officer commanded the student wielding the knife to drop it, but she refused. The officer then grabbed her from behind and placed her in handcuffs.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office has charged 15-year-old Skylila Hill with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon on school grounds.

LCSO confirms that the video will be used as evidence in the case.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
January 12, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A local high schooler was arrested Tuesday, accused of threatening another student with a knife.

Leon County deputies say it happened just after 7 a.m. in the Leon High School cafeteria. They say 15-year-old Skylilya Hill pointed a knife at another student.

Hill allegedly refused to drop it and continued threatening the student. A deputy was able to grab her from behind and secure her in handcuffs. The knife was knocked out of Hill's hand in the struggle.

Deputies say Hill had threatened the victim on social media. She's charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possessing a weapon on school grounds.



 
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