Police investigate weapon found in elementary student’s possession

Published 7:01 pm Thursday, September 8, 2022

Suffolk Police are investigating an incident involving a student with a weapon on the campus of Oakland Elementary in the 5000 block of Godwin Boulevard Thursday, Sept. 8.

In a news release, Suffolk Police said officers responded to the school after being alerted by Suffolk Public School administrators of a student believed to be in possession of a weapon while on the school campus.

The student was promptly searched by school administrators and found to be in possession of a weapon, according to the release. The weapon was confiscated by school administrators and immediately turned over to the Suffolk Police.

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The incident remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time.