Memphis student caught with knives at school

Ivan Valentin
Ivan Valentin

(WMC-TV) – A Memphis high school student was arrested this week after school officials say they found him armed with two knives while on campus.

A Wooddale High School worker spotted a silver object sticking out of the Ivan Valentin's back pocket as he headed back to in school suspension after lunch on Tuesday. When asked to remove the item, the 19-year-old pulled a four-inch knife from his pocket, according to court records.

The knife was turned over to police officers and Valentin was taken to 201 Poplar. While he was being searched at the jail, officers say they found a second knife in the teen's front pocket.

Valentin has been charged with carrying a weapon on school property.

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