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Police: Carmel High School student arrested after threatening female with knife

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CARMEL, Ind.-  A male student at Carmel High School was arrested Thursday after an incident at the school.

A female student reported being threatened with a knife by the male. The incident happened in the bathroom, police say

The girl disarmed the boy and alerted authorities, Principal Harmas said.

The boy was charged with intimidation, confinement, battery, criminal recklessness and possessing a knife on school property. All are felonies, except possession a knife on school property.  He was transported to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center.

Students were asked to remain in class until police said it was safe. Student dismissal was not impacted.

“We want to commend the bravery of our female student that was involved.  Her response and immediate reporting allowed for this event to come to a quick conclusion,” said Harmas.

The student remains unidentified at this time.

Police said the investigation continues but they believe this was an isolated incident and the two had no prior connection.