Police, school district work together to foil student's attack plan

Dec. 12, 2008
Pottstown, Pa., ninth-grader allegedly planned gun attack at high school

School officials and police in Pottstown, Pa., cooperated to derail what authorities described as an alienated ninth-grader's plan to shoot "everyone he did not like" at Pottstown High School. Richard Yanis, 15, has been charged with criminal attempt to commit murder for hatching a plan to open fire at the school with three guns and ammunition he had stolen from his father's gun locker

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