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3 kitchen knives found in Hampton middle school student’s backpack

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 11:16:22-05

HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Police Division charged a 13-year-old Hampton middle school student with possession of a weapon on school property after she brought three knives to school Tuesday.

According to police, school administration called at 9:22 a.m. to notify them of a possible weapon at Lindsay Middle School, located in the 1600 block of Briarfield Road.

When police arrived, they found that a student had reported seeing another student in possession of a possible weapon, and that the school’s resource officer had been notified.

After a brief search, three knives were located in a female juvenile’s backpack.

No injuries were reported.