11-year-old brings butcher knife to Inwood Elementary School

7:07 PM, Jan 14, 2013   |    comments
  • Photo courtesy of Inwood Elementary
  • Photo of the knife and the child's binder courtesy of Winter Haven Police Department
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Winter Haven, FL-- A fifth-grade student from Inwood Elementary was taken to the Polk County Juvenile Assessment Center Monday morning after it was discovered that he brought a butcher knife to school. 

Officials say the 11-year-old student had the knife, described as more than eight inches long, in a book binder when officials approached him.

There were reportedly no injuries, and school was not disrupted.

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