NOAH WHITT

Man who prompted Tipp City schools to take precautions Tuesday arrested

Noah Whitt is charged with disorderly conduct, inducing panic and possession of drug paraphernalia, records show.

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He was scheduled to appear for his arraignment Wednesday, however refused to appear in the courtroom.

Police were called to Broadway Elementary School late Tuesday morning after a staff member observed a suspicious person with erratic behavior outside of the school.

“There’s a young man down the street. He actually has no shirt on, carrying a backpack, swatting at stuff, staggering,” a woman told dispatchers in a 9-1-1 call obtained by this newsroom. “I’m not sure what he’s doing.”

Another 9-1-1 call stated, “he was taking his shoes and socks off.”

Due to the situation, a hold-in-place with students and staff was taken as a precautionary measure.

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