Student removed by deputies from Lincoln County school campus

Published 8:04 pm Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A minor student was picked up by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Monday following a “brief incident” on the Loyd Star Attendance Center campus, the principal said.

Lincoln County Superintendent Mickey Myers confirmed the disturbance at the high school, which was mentioned on the school’s Facebook account within 30 minutes of it ending.

The post read: “It was learned by administration that a snapchat video is circulating of a small disturbance at Loyd Star this morning during break. Please know that everything is good at LS and all children are safe.”

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Principal Robin Case said there was a disturbance at the school “which resulted in a student being removed from campus.” She could not give an age or sex of the student, citing privacy issues because the student is a minor.

She said school administrators are following up with proper authorities.

Case said the incident occurred as parents and students were leaving the senior recognition program. She said the disturbance, which occurred around 10:25 a.m. was handled “very quickly.”

Sheriff Steve Rushing said his office received a call about a juvenile causing problems. “He was transported to the sheriff’s office and released to guardians per youth court guidelines,” he said.