Woodfields Elementary School student brings knife to school

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GREENWOOD, S.C. (WSPA) – A Woodfields Elementary School student was disciplined after bringing a knife to school Tuesday. 

According to Greenwood School District 50 officials, a student told a teacher that another student showed them a knife. 

According to the Greenwood County deputy’s incident report, the teacher asked the student to give her the knife. 

The student then pulled out a small green folding pocket knife and handed it to her, according to the report. 

Deputies said the knife had a 1.5 inch blade. 

Law enforcement and school administration officials said there was no evidence that the student had threatened anyone with the knife. 

Deputies asked the student why he had brought the knife to school. According to the report, the student told the officer that his neighborhood was dangerous. 

The student was disciplined in accordance to the student rights and responsibilities handbook, according to the Greenwood School District 50 officials.

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