Apparently a bunch of adult
Mount Carmel Area School District officials said the girl made the threat on Jan. 10 as she waited for a school bus with friends. A school official overheard the remark and searched the girl's backpack and did not find the Hello Kitty gun.
Are you freaking kidding me?
The next day, the girls involved were 'interrogated' by school officials (WITHOUT parents being present). By the time the girl was finished speaking to administrators about the incident, she was crying. A teacher called out the girl in front of her class and told her police may get involved.
There are so many things WRONG here I don't know where to begin.
_The backpack search.
_The interrogation. (With parents it would have been horrible, without parents it is criminal.) I wonder how many adults it took to question a 5-year-old child.
_The teacher. Excuse me, social progressive agent. What a wonderful example of a human being.
I reckon the child should be glad she wasn't hauled off to juvenile hall or county lock-up.
I hope her parents sue the county, the principal, the