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Rapid City principal arrested for aggravated assault

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Rapid City elementary school principal has been arrested for aggravated assault.

Police say 49-year-old Daniel Janklow displayed a firearm in a threatening manner on Feb. 16. The incident did not involve students or staff at Meadowbrook Elementary School.

Rapid City Area Schools issued a statement which says Janklow has been on leave since Jan. 28 for a reason unrelated to the police investigation. The district’s human resources staff members are conducting an independent investigation.

AP-WF-02-26-19 1243GMT

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