Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg School students face weapons violation charges after bringing prohibited items onto school campuses in unrelated incidents.
On Feb. 8, an Albemarle Road Elementary teacher alerted authorities after a fourth-grader at Albemarle Road Elementary brought a butter knife to class.
Several days later a student at Albemarle Road Middle School was charged with having a weapon on school property for bringing a gas-powered BB gun to campus on Tuesday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and CMS officials.
A juvenile suspect was also arrested Tuesday on a weapons charge in the butter knife incident at the elementary school, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. But it was unclear whether the 4th grader who brought the knife to class was the one who was charged, because CMPD and CMS officials declined to comment. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police wouldnt comment because the suspect is a juvenile; CMS officials didnt elaborate on the arrests of either youth, because it is against school policy to discuss disciplinary actions for students.
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