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Student arrested in Schuylkill incident

Published December 22. 2012 09:03AM

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said a 17-year-old Minersville boy who is a student at the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 school in Norwegian Township will be charged with institutional vandalism after an incident on Dec. 19 at 11:12 a.m. at the school.

Police said the boy was upset about a school issue and left his assigned classroom. While walking through the hallways, he punched, kicked and head-butted six different holes in different walls throughout the school.

Police said he was restrained by school staff.

The charges will be filed through the Schuylkill County Juvenile Probation Office.

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