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Nutley High Locked Down Monday After Knife Found

Students never in danger, police said

Nutley High School was locked down Monday after a folding knife was discovered in a student’s locker, according to a statement from Nutley police posted on the school’s Web site.

Police also said they did not believe any Nutley High student was ever in danger.

School officials learned that a student may have brought the knife to school around 1:19 pm, then notified police and initiated the lockdown. A small folding pocket knife was discovered in the locker of the 15-year-old student.

Police also learned the student may have had fireworks or black powder in his home. A search turned up blasting caps, the statement read.

The youth was charged with one count of possession of a prohibited weapon and released to his parents.

John Riely October 24, 2012 at 02:33 PM
it was a gun not a knife
Paul Milo October 24, 2012 at 06:15 PM
Hey John, just wanted to post the link to the info we had: http://www.nutleyschools.org/school_NewsArticle.aspx?artID=43&schoolID=1

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