Middle school student in Isle of Wight accused of possessing knife, gun on school property

Posted at 9:10 PM, May 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-01 21:10:56-04

Isle of Wight County, Va. – A student is facing serious charges after officials in Isle of Wight County say the child brought a knife and a gun on school property.

On April 22nd, police were called about the incident. A school resource officer started the investigation and found a 3.5 inch knife in the child’s front right pocket.

Officials say the student also had a gun in a backpack while on the school bus.

The child’s parent took the gun before the bus arrived at the school.

No one was injured.

The student has been charged with possession of a knife on school property and possession of a knife on school property.

No other details have been released.