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Havelock H.S. student arrested on weapon charge

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HAVELOCK, N.C. -

A local high school student is accused of bringing a weapon to school.

According to court documents, school officials found a black folding lock blade pocket knife in a student's bookbag.

On Wednesday police arrested that student, 16-year-old Casy Hester.

A teacher asked Hester whether he had anything in his bookbag that he shouldn't have.

Hester allegedly replied no, and after giving consent to a search, the school resource officer found a knife in the bookbag's top pocket.

Hester is charged with misdemeanor bringing a weapon to school property. His next court date is October 3.

The school has taken administrative action against the student, said Havelock police chief Wayne Cyrus.

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