Student accused of threatening another with blade

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – School officials in Suffolk say a student was suspended after threatening another student with a razor blade last week.

Tim Kelley with the City of Suffolk told a 10-year-old student was found with the blade at Booker T. Washington Elementary School on Walnut Street Friday. The student said the blade was from a handheld pencil sharpener.

According to Bethanne Bradshaw with Suffolk Public Schools, the student verbally threatened another student with the blade. The student was suspended pending an administrative hearing.

Kelley said no charges were filed and no one was hurt.


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