Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Student, 12, Faces Assault Charge; He Threatened Four Girls on a School Bus with a Knife, Police Say

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Student, 12, Faces Assault Charge; He Threatened Four Girls on a School Bus with a Knife, Police Say

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A 12-year-old Jacksonville middle school student faces an aggravated assault charge after police said he threatened four girls at knifepoint on a school bus.

Students were on the way to James Weldon Johnson Middle School at 1840 W. Ninth St. about 7:30 a.m. Monday when the 12-year-old ordered four 11-year-old girls to a different section of the bus, saying he'd stab them if they didn't move, according to authorities. No one was hurt.

After the bus got to school, authorities seized the knife and arrested the boy. He told authorities the knife fell out of his bookbag, the police report said.

Bridget Murphy

CRASH KILLS CLAY COUNTY WOMAN

A Clay County woman died Tuesday when her car was broadsided as she pulled from a residential area onto U.S. 17 south of Orange Park, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Farrah Judith Terpack-Hart, 29, of the 1200 block of Stern Way, was turning left onto U.S. 17 at a green light from Harbor Island Drive about 2 p.m. when she was hit from the side by a southbound car, the Highway Patrol said. Investigators said Lavearn Leon Coles, 46, of Orange Park, ran the red light and hit the driver's door of Terpack-Hart's car.

Terpack-Hart was taken to Shands Jacksonville, where she died. It was unknown if she was wearing a seat belt. Coles was wearing a seat belt, according to the Highway Patrol. He was not injured in the crash, the report said.

No traffic tickets were issued Tuesday.

Terpack-Hart worked for Clay County Line, a product of the Times-Union. She had been a graphic artist for several years and was pregnant at the time of the crash, said Lamar Thames, general manager of Clay County Line.

No other information about the accident was immediately available.

Dana Treen

TEEN'S CAR JACKED AT MALL

Authorities are looking for a man who stole a teenager's car at the Orange Park Mall on Monday after threatening to shoot him.

The car's owner and two other teenagers said they were in the parking lot of the Wells Road mall about 8:30 p. …

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