-Nevada police has confirmed woman who went to school playground with deadly weapon has been arrested.
On Tuesday, Kisstal Killough, 33, was allegedly carrying a deadly hand weapon screaming to kill everyone. Kisstal attempted climbing a chain linked fence to invade Tom Williams Elementary School playground in North Las Vegas.
The spokes person of the North Las Vegas Police Department revealed on the incidence in which Killough was screaming threat to murder everyone with a hand tool, there were 200 children on the playground.
Killough was still on the fence when police arrived. She never made it inside the school.
When officers reportedly arrived one minute later, Killough jumped off the fence, dropped the pickaxe and surrendered peacefully.
Killough, according to police, was mentally impaired during the incident — possibly under the influence of drugs.
Kristie Cole, School principal in a letter forwarded to parents disclosed that Killough was reported to police after staffs and students noticed her, hence, “Did not harm anyone or cause any damage to the school”
She was taken into custody on charges o assault with a deadly weapon, trespass, nuisance and loitering on school property.
The letter sent to the parents by the principal reads;
The safety of our students is the number one priority at Tom Williams Elementary School. As always, we want to keep you informed of important issues happening within our school community.
We want to let you know that earlier today, an adult, not associated with our school, attempted to climb a fence to trespass on our campus. Staff and students noticed the woman and law enforcement was called.
Officers from the North Las Vegas Police Department responded immediately and took the woman into custody before she could access the playground area. The woman did not harm anyone or cause any damage to the school.
I would like to thank the North Las Vegas Police Department for their amazing response time to our call, and I would also like to thank our staff and students for being alert and taking the appropriate actions.
This incident serves as an important opportunity to remind our parents and students of safe practices and to look out for each other. If you or your child notices something suspicious or a person on campus who does not have a CCSD ID, please notify one of our staff members immediately.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call our school at 702-799-7179.