DERBY, Kan. — Derby Middle School officials say a staff member is in police custody but few details are being released.

District spokeswoman Katie Carlson said Tuesday the staff member was not in school Tuesday and was not taken into custody on school property. The person has been suspended with pay.

She says officials believe the matter doesn’t involve any students or staff.

Derby Middle School is a sixth- through eighth-grade school with about 820 students.

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