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Student Taken From School In Police Car

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A scary situation at a Moorhead Middle School today when a student tried starting a fire in a classroom.

"The teacher was on top of it and immediately recognized this student had a lighter and addressed it." says Lt. Tory Jacobson with the Moorhead Police Department.

School resource officers quickly responded to a room where a teacher caught a student with a lighter. Officers say the student was being disruptive and trying to light papers on fire.

The teacher made sure no fire spread, and the student was taken out of school. Moorhead School District says it was an isolated incident that will take more investigation to why this happened.

"Once they learn more about the behavioral issues or the problem then certainly they can work with the school on discipline or if there's criminal charges, and I'm sure they will choose the best course of action." Lt. Jacobson says.
      
Valley News Live tried talking with Moorhead School officials about safety procedures in school, but they wouldn't talk with us on camera. They referred us to Pam Gibb who's a spokesperson for the district, she wouldn't say much, just that the school will follow guidelines for discipline.

Police are still talking with the teen to try and learn what caused this behavior. Since the student is under 18 his name, age and specifics of this incident are not being released. No other students were injured.
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