Police: Teenage boy stabs Washington Local security officer

A 13-year-old student is accused of stabbing a Washington Local Schools security officer Tuesday at Jefferson Junior High School. Toledo police are investigating the incident that occurred about 9:43 a.m. Craig Hanna, 57, told police he heard a knock at the door to the office but did not see anyone.

He then observed teenager Andre McCormick standing to the left of the door, according to a police report. Read the filed police report Mr.

Hanna then felt a poke to his abdominal area. He saw a kitchen knife fall to the ground, and placed the teenager in handcuffs, the report states. RELATED: Man arraigned after threatening to 'shoot up' Waite High School | Student charged with making threats against Woodward High School

The knife broke at the handle when it made contact. Mr. Hanna did not require medical attention, but had a small cut, according to police.

Police said while in an office the boy said he attempted the attack because he did not like Mr. Hanna. "I wanted to kill you because I don't like you.

I didn't think the knife would break. If I stabbed you, I would be on the news and be famous" he said, according to an officer on scene. The teenager is charged with felonious assault, a first-degree felony.

He is detained in the Lucas County Juvenile Justice Center. In a statement posted to Facebook, school officials described it as an "isolated incident" that was handled immediately. All students were safe and the school day resumed as normal.

Superintendent Susan Hayward did not return a message seeking comment.

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