Suffolk middle school student brings knife to school

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Suffolk, Va. – A middle school student was removed from the classroom after bringing a knife to school.

Police say the child brought the knife to school inside his book bag at John Yeates Middle School. 

After finding out, school administrators searched the book bag and found a silver metal knife in the bag. 

The student said he brought the knife to school to show a friend. No students were threatened or injured. 

Suffolk Public Schools say the 8th grader was recommended for expulsion.