Police probe claim pupil brought knife to Falkirk primary school

Police were called to a Falkirk district school following a report a pupil allegedly had a knife.

By Jonathon Reilly
Thursday, 21st October 2021, 9:39 am
Updated Thursday, 21st October 2021, 10:13 am

Officers were alerted to an incident at a Falkirk area primary school on Tuesday afternoon.

An 11-year-old boy has since been reported to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration in connection with the incident, it has been confirmed.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Officers received a report around 3.30pm on Tuesday, October 19 of a pupil believed to be in possession of a knife at a primary school in Falkirk.

Police were called to a Falkirk area primary school after a report of a pupil being found in possession of a knife.

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“Nobody was injured and an 11-year-old boy will be the subject of a report to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration.

“Officers are working closely in partnership with the school and the local authority to provide suitable support to all involved.”

A Falkirk Council spokeswoman said: “Police officers attended one of our schools on Tuesday following an incident at the end of the school day.

“An investigation is ongoing.”

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