Police: Knife found in student’s book bag at elementary school in Georgetown

Police: Knife found in student’s book bag at elementary school in Georgetown
(Source: AP)

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCSC) - Authorities say a knife was found in a student’s book bag at an elementary school in Georgetown Wednesday afternoon.

Police officers responded to Maryville Elementary School for a weapon on school property.

When officers arrived they were told that a pocket knife had been found in a student’s book bag.

“School staff located the pocket knife in a first grader’s book bag,” Georgetown police said."The knife was not used or displayed."

The incident will be handled administratively by the Georgetown County School District.

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