Fourth grader who brought knife to Onslow County school charged

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A fourth-grader who brought a knife to Morton Elementary School Tuesday afternoon has been charged.

The boy was charged with having a weapon on school property and communicating a threat., according to Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Major Chris Thomas.

The boy showed the knife to a student in the bathroom, and another student reported it.

The knife was confiscated by the school resource officer. 

The knife blade was not exposed. 

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