KSP: 14-year old Breckinridge County teen charged with attempted murder after bringing knife to school

Updated: Feb. 20, 2018 at 6:27 PM EST
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HARDINSBURG, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police have charged a 14-year-old male student with attempted murder after police say he brought a large knife to Breckinridge County Middle School.

On Tuesday morning, Hardinsburg Police Department requested assistance with an investigation at the school.

School administrators, acting on information and familiarity with the student, searched the teen when he arrived at the beginning of the school day.

School administrators found a large knife was found in the juvenile's belongings. When questioned, police say the teen admitted that he intended to use the knife to stab other students.

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He was taken into custody and was court ordered to be detained in Juvenile Detention until a hearing date can be set.

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