Tucson’s NBC News affiliate reports:
A conflict over the COVID-19 quarantine policy at a Vail Unified School District elementary school has been resolved shortly after protesters threatened to make a citizen’s arrest on the principal Thursday morning.
According to VUSD officials, a student at Mesquite Elementary School was asked to quarantine after he reportedly was in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19.
Three individuals and the child involved drove over to the school in order to protest the decision. The three individuals were later identified as one of the child’s parents, another community member and a local business owner, who live-streamed the confrontation over his business’ Instagram account.
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BREAKING: Police on-scene at Vail elementary school after group threatens to zip-tie principal over COVID-19 protocols https://t.co/crbLWw9Vk1
— KVOA News 4 Tucson (@KVOA) September 2, 2021
this is the guy with the zipties: pic.twitter.com/SbDVh7KdFN
— Revolution Calling… (@1Revolution_Now) September 3, 2021
A dad irate over his child’s required covid quarantine from Mesquite Elementary in Tucson, AZ threatened to make a “citizen’s arrest” using zip ties on principal Diane Vargo today over the policy. He showed up at the principal’s office and refused to leave. pic.twitter.com/8UArJMoInC
— Ron Filipkowski (@RonFilipkowski) September 3, 2021