Student apprehended at Mountain Range High School in Westminster; officer injured during arrest

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A student was arrested at Mountain Range High School on Thursday, the Westminster Police Department said.

School resource officers were informed a student might have a weapon on campus. Officers contacted the juvenile male student about 11:15 a.m., police said.

The student did not cooperate with officers and began to fight with them, police said.

Officers eventually took the student into custody. He was allegedly noncompliant during the ordeal.

One officer suffered serious but nonlife-threatening injuries while making the arrest.

Officers found a knife on the student, who is being evaluated at a hospital.

Police said the student will be charged, but the list of charges has not yet been released.

Mountain Range High School was put on temporary hold status during the incident. Police said it did not go on lockdown.

Information has been sent to Mountain Range students’ parents. Police said there is no further threat to students.