Man accused of assaulting school kids with knife, syringe in pocket

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GUTHRIE, Okla. - Police said a man was high on methamphetamine when he shoved an eighth-grade boy to the ground and grabbed a girl by the waist as he tried to smell her hair Wednesday.

Robert Fullbright, 38, has been charged with assault, drug use and resisting arrest after a struggle with multiple police officers.

School security footage shows Fullbright staggering to an area in front of Guthrie Junior High School where kids hangout during their lunch period.

Witnesses said, after throwing a boy aside, he accidentally headbutted a girl and ran off.

The students were not injured.

Guthrie police caught up with him around the block, where they found him "incoherent" and refusing to cooperate with officers, according to a police report.

It took two officers to get Fullbright under control, at which point Sgt. Anthony Gibbs noticed something in Fullbright's mouth.

"Initially, he wouldn't spit that razor blade out," Gibbs said. "They showed up with an intubation instrument and, when he saw that, it looks kind of mean, but it changed his mind."

Officers also recovered a bag of methamphetamine and a flask.

"It shocked and surprised me as well, and we're taking efforts to make sure that something like that doesn't happen again," said Gibbs, who also serves as GJHS's resource officer. "Unfortunately, in order to keep something like that completely from happening, you'd have to bar everybody from coming on campus. So, we have a school resource officer that's posted here all the time so, when the students are out, he'll be out with them."

A search of state databases shows Fullbright has a criminal history that includes drug possession, public drunkenness and driving while intoxicated.

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