12-year-old caught with knife up sleeve at school - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

12-year-old caught with knife up sleeve at school

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(WMC-TV) – Shortly before class was dismissed Monday at Colonial Middle School, a 12-year-old was taken into custody for having a knife up his sleeve.

According to Shelby County Schools, a student reported that a classmate may have had a knife. When that student was located, school officials did locate a knife.

Memphis Police Department was called and the student has been "disciplined in accordance to policy," according to SCS. The 12-year-old was taken to juvenile court.

There have been more than a dozen instances in which students were found on SCS campuses with weapons already this school year. Click here to see an interactive map of incidents and learn more about them: http://www.wmctv.com/link/668163/multiple-incidents-reported-on-scs-campuses

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