A 6-year-old who was throwing a tantrum in a Georgia school was handcuffed by police, who were called by school officials, according to a local television station, the Washington Post reports. WMAZ-TV reported that a kindergartner at Creekside Elementary had knocked over a shelf that injured the principal, bitten a door knob, jumped on a paper shredder and attempted to break a glass frame. School officials decided to call the police when they could not reach the girl’s mother. The WMAZ report says that when an officer tried to calm her, she resisted. That’s when she was handcuffed....

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