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    Release Number: 15-153

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 23, 2015
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    Juvenile Arrest

    Student cuts fellow student in the school cafeteria.
    • Friday
    • March 20, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 PM
    • Dowdell Middle School
    • 1208 Wishing Well Way
    • Tampa


    Tymiek James
    DOB: 12/11/1999


    • Aggravated Battery with a Weapon
    • Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds
    • Carrying a Concealed Weapon


    • 13-year-old female


    On March 20, 2015 at approximately 12 pm,  Tymiek James began arguing with several girls in the school cafeteria of Dowdell Middle Magnet School, 1208 Wishing Well Way in Tampa.  During the argument, James took out a common pocket knife and inflicted a minor laceration to the thigh of a 13-year-old female classmate.

    The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. James was arrested on campus with the pocket knife in his pants pocket and booked into the Hillsborough County Juvenile Assessment Center.
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