POSTED: 9:30 am EDT October 22, 2005
SARASOTA, Fla. -- A 9-year-old boy was arrested on a felony charge of making a written threat to kill his teacher.
The teacher, who was not identified, allegedly found a drawing depicting the boy cutting the teacher with a chainsaw. A note was also found with the words "Kill teacher."
The teacher, in a sheriff's affidavit, said she needed to file charges "to prevent any type of incident similar to the Columbine school shooting from happening to me or to anyone at this school."
School officials said the fourth-grader was disciplined by the school system, but would not give further details. The boy's parents also declined comment.
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