Police Say Parent Pulled Knife In Fight at Ulla Muller Elementary

Josaira Augustin Romero arrest photo (VIPD photo)
Josaira Augustin Romero arrest photo (VIPD photo)

Two parents of students at Ulla Muller Elementary were involved in a physical altercation at the entrance gate of the school’s campus 7:45 a.m. Thursday and one, 23-year old Josaira Augustin Romero, was arrested for using a knife, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Romero was then arrested and charged with third-degree assault and possession of a dangerous weapon. Bail was set at $25,000 and she was remanded to Bureau of Corrections pending advice of rights hearing, according to police.

School officials say students were present during the time of the altercation and a school monitor and other staff responded by quickly ushering students to class. The school was then placed on a brief lockdown. The school reports no students were hurt.

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