Students Allegedly Threatened By Another Child With Knife


UPDATED: Thursday October 4, 2012 2:00 PM

Children dropped off in the afternoon at a Mount Vernon elementary school were allegedly threatened with a knife by another student.

A police report indicates that it happened Tuesday at Dan Emmett Elementary School.

According to the report, one student said that there was teasing involved with a group of middle school students when another student pulled out a knife and said, "Do you think it's funny, now?"

The child allegedly showed the folding knife to other students.

Mount Vernon Superintendent Steve Short said that the school is making sure kids who stay after school are supervised. The principal met the children from the bus on Tuesday.

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