731 Seabreeze High students skip school amid gun threat, fights

in Daytona Beach News & Events

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Students at Seabreeze High School are seeing an increased police presence after a series of fights and a gun threat prompted more than 700 students to stay home Tuesday.

According to Daytona Beach police, fights broke out between students on and off campus last week.

After a fight Friday, officers said they received a tip that a student was going to return with a box cutter. Police said they arrested the 15-year-old student, who was charged with possession of a weapon on campus.

During the investigation, officers said they received information about a video and text messages that another student was planning on bringing a gun to campus Tuesday. According to police, investigators found no credibility to the threat.