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Knife Wielding Man Arrested Near Kamiakin High School

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KENNEWICK, Wash.- Kennewick police responded after some tense moments Monday morning near Kamiakin High School.


Reports of a man carrying a knife along Edison Street near the school came in around 7 am. A man was found with a large knife near North Buchanan Street, claiming he had been attacked. Police believe he was under the influence of some kind of narcotic. Police say the man appeared to have scratched himself with the knife. He was arrested for possession of a dangerous weapon. We spoke with school security who told us the incident happened closer to the street and that students were not threatened.

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