Hanover 5th grader arrested for bringing knives to school

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - A Hanover fifth grader is under arrest, accused of bringing knives to school.

The Hanover Sheriff's Office says they arrested him for a weapons possession charge.

The student allegedly brought two pocket knives to Mechanicsville Elementary School on Wednesday.

A school administrator brought it to the sheriff's attention. A deputy said the boy was showing the knives to his friends and did not threaten anyone.

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