Student arrested after alleged steak knife attack on Sarasota County school bus

Steak Knife Attack on School Bus

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A Sarasota County student is under arrest after District Police say the student attacked another student on a school bus with a steak knife.

It happened Monday morning at the intersection of 25th and Leon in Sarasota. District Police say a student on board a bus bound for Oak Park School attacked another student with a steak knife, causing minor injuries.

The bus driver immediately called police. EMS treated the injured student, who was taken to the hospital by their mother, and the student who allegedly wielded the steak knife was arrested.

Witnesses were interviewed and parents of those students were notified of what took place. The district is offering additional counseling services for students, staff and families needing assistance.

No further details have been released.

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