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Scottsbluff Police looking for backpack belonging to knife wielding student

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At approximately 9:45 a.m. staffat the Bluff's Middle School reported that a male student was running from theschool after being found in possession of a knife.  The student was pursued by officers in thearea as he fled on foot and was apprehended within 5 blocks of the school.

The male was no longer inpossession of a black colored backpack that he indicated contained at least oneother weapon.  Staff reported that thestudent fled with the backpack.  The malestudent refused to provide officers with the location of the backpack.  Despite efforts to locate the item along theroute the suspect fled was unsuccessful. Anyone who may locate a dark colored backpack in and around theirproperty is encouraged to contact the police department.

The student, 14-year-old DarrionEstrada was arrested and placed into the juvenile detention center.  He was charged with Carrying a ConcealedWeapon and Obstructing Police.

 

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