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Cutting incidents at middle school under investigation

New Albany police received a report at 11 a.m. Dec. 3 from New Albany Middle School, 6600 E. Dublin-Granville Road, that two parents were concerned about a student being pressured to cut herself.

According to reports, the girl's parents found online photos of bleeding cuts on students' arms.

New Albany-Plain Local School District officials, in conjunction with the school resource officer, are investigating the incident.

In other recent reports from the New Albany Police Department:

* A 26-year-old woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant for speeding at 5:47 a.m. Dec. 9 on Johnstown Road.

* A 42-year-old man was arrested for OVI at 1:54 p.m. Dec. 9 in the 9000 block of Karmer Court.

* A 17-year-old boy was arrested for failure to use a turn signal, possession and use of alcohol, possession and use of drug paraphernalia, drug abuse and disobeying the nighttime curfew at 2:16 a.m. Dec. 8 in the 6000 block of Cunningham Drive.

* A 17-year-old boy was arrested for theft at 6:20 p.m. Nov. 28 at a business on Fitch Path Road.

* A partial spool of cable wiring valued at $150 was reported found at 2:48 a.m. Dec. 5 on Johnstown Road near the state Route 161 eastbound ramp.