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The sixth grader in Florida was arrested after his denial of confession to confession with the police and school officials
Unnamed The boy was accused of violating the functions of the school and confronting an officer without violence on February 4, reports the police department at Lakeland in a press release. The confrontation began after a student at Lawton Chales, near Tampa, called the racist flag and called the national anthem offensive. he asked: "Why, if he was so bad, he did not go to another place to live."
"They brought me here," the boy replied, according to the statement. could "always go
The district did not respond to a request for a comment on Sunday, but a school representative told Ledger magazine,
A spokeswoman, Kyle Kennedy, told the newspaper that a teacher, Ana Alvarez, did not know about this policy and would no longer be work with the county. 1
to the station. "If she felt that my son lacked a flag, she would have to solve it in a different way than she did."
After the confrontation began, the school student dean tried unsuccessfully
"After that, he intervened at school and asked the student to leave the classroom, and he refused," the department said.
According to Bay News 9, the student denied the threat.
The Lakeland Police Department said in a statement that the boy was not arrested for refusing. "This arrest was based on the student's choice to break the class, to threaten and resist the officer's efforts to get out of class."