Man arrested for threatening SRO at Seymour Middle School

By: local8now.com staff
By: local8now.com staff

SEYMOUR, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Sevier County man was arrested Monday authorities say he threatened a school resource officer at Seymour Middle School.

Officers were dispatched to the school around 11:45 a.m. for reports of an unruly person.

Officers say three witnesses, including the school principal,say they heard Michael Edmond Floyd say he would "knock out the school resource officer." Deputies say Floyed tried to get into the school through the cafeteria door to talk with his mother in-law, who works in the cafeteria. They say he then went to the officer, where he threatend the SRO.

Floyd was taken into custody without incident and placed under arrest for disorderly conduct


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