School custodian arrested, charged with assault during school hours

Raleigh County
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GLEN DANIEL, WV (WVNS) — A school custodian who was arrested during school hours is charged with disturbance of school, and assault on school employee without a weapon. 

Deputies arrested Billy Joe Richmond of Hinton. Richmond was a custodian at Liberty High School. Court documents state Richmond got into an argument with an administrator. He allegedly became aggressive and made threats toward the school employee. Deputies said when they tried to calm Richmond down, he became more aggressive. 

Richmond was forced to leave the school for the safety of students and staff. He is in jail. 

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