Officials: Elementary student brought kitchen knife to school, hurt classmate
WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky elementary school student is accused of using a kitchen knife to hurt a classmate.
According to a press release from Whitley County Schools, it happened Monday at Whitley North Elementary School.
School officials say a student brought the kitchen knife to school and used it to injure a classmate in the shoulder.
We’re told the teacher immediately intervened, and the school resource officer was then able to take control of the situation.
School officials are not sure how the student got the knife into the school. In the message sent out about the incident, parents were asked to discuss with their children that it is against the law to bring weapons of any kind to school.
The sheriff’s office is now investigating.
We’ll keep you updated.
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