VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A student from South Vermillion High School was arrested Friday in connection to a threat made with a pocket knife.
Vermillion County Sheriff’s Office reports Joseph M Philhower, 18 of Clinton, made a threat in a classroom towards students and a teacher. Officials report this was done with a pocket knife.
Philhower was taken to the Vermillion County Jail for a felony charge of intimidation. His bond was set at $10,000.
“Quick response by staff and School Resource Officers are credited with preventing this event from escalating,” Vermillion County Sheriff Phelps reported.
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