Garden City teen arrested after attempting to grab officer’s gun

Garden City High School (KSN photo)

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KSNW) – The Garden City Police Department arrested a 16-year-old student at Garden City High School.

According to police, school resource officers were asked to assist school personnel with an administrative issue involving the student. The student was upset and agitated. The officer attempted to detain the student and a struggle ensued.

During the struggle, the student grabbed the officer’s gun and attempted to disarm the officer. Officers were able to gain control, and the student was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

The student could face charges of aggravated assault on an officer, interference with law enforcement, battery and criminal threat.

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