Police: Student brought 9-inch knife to school

Published 9:04 pm Monday, June 2, 2014

A King’s Fork High School student who allegedly brought a large knife to school Friday was taken into custody then released on a summons for possession of a concealed weapon on school property, according to city of Suffolk spokeswoman Diana Klink.

After a school resource officer assisted school administration in locating a truant student on campus, Nathan Brian Cunningham, 18, was found to have a concealed knife in his book bag, Klink stated.

“The knife was not displayed in a threatening manner and no students were injured,” according to Klink. “The knife was found to be over nine inches long.”


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Cunningham was suspended from school and has been recommended for expulsion, school district spokeswoman Bethanne Bradshaw stated.