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POLICE: Parent's meltdown at Noe Middle School leads to arrest

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Kristie Bell (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Kristie Bell (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville parent is facing a felony charge after police say she threatened the assistant principal at a local middle school.

The alleged incident took place on Dec. 17 at Noe Middle School, located on W. Lee St., near S. Brook St.

Police say 33-year-old Kristie Bell arrived at the school to pick up her daughter, who was in the assistant principal's office.

Bell was speaking to the assistant principal, when, according to police, she became "belligerent" and began "cursing and yelling," calling the assistant principal derogatory names and threatening to punch her in the mouth.

Several members of the office staff heard the alleged threat, according to police.

Police say Bell has been "verbally abusive" to the assistant principal in the past, and has been notified via mail that she's not to come to the school again. The assistant principal, "fears for her safety," according to the arrest warrant.

The warrant of arrest was issued on Jan. 17, and Bell was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 30. She is charged with terroristic threatening.

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