9-year-old Va. girl charged with bringing knife to school



CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Chesterfield police have charged a 9-year-old girl with bringing a folding knife to school.

Police tell media outlets that the girl didn’t display the weapon or threaten anyone.

The incident occurred Monday at Matoaca Elementary School. The girl was charged with possession of a weapon on school property.

Chesterfield School spokesman Tim Bullis says privacy law prohibits school divisions from releasing whether any disciplinary action has been taken unless parents or guardians grant permission.


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