Elementary student found with knife in class

Elementary student found with knife in class

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - An investigation is underway after an elementary school student brought weapons to school in Tifton.

Tuesday morning officials at Northside Primary School discovered that a first grade student had a knife and several toy guns.

The student is currently suspended.

"All students and staff are safe. there was no harm done, no incidents with any of the students," said Communications Director Stacey Beckham. "And we were glad that our staff was able to catch the early and remove this student and the weapons from the campus."

Once the investigation is complete, the school board will decide the student's final punishment.

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