Syracuse, Utah -- A teen accused of brandishing a knife inside a school in Syracuse and starting a fire outside is in custody.
Police said a real-life drama unfolded at Syracuse High School while students were rehearsing for a play Wednesday night.
Syracuse Police said a suspect, whose face was covered with a bandanna, went into Syracuse High School with a knife at about 8:30 p.m.
Custodians found him wandering the halls and asked him to leave.
That's when he pulled out the knife and ran off.
Police said, when they arrived, they found a fire in a dumpster behind the school.
Fire crews put out the flames and no one was injured.
Police escorted the students to safety and searched for the suspect.
Officers took a teen into custody a short time later.
They booked him into the Farmington Bay Youth Center for aggravated assault, arson and criminal trespass.
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