COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - A student brought a pocket knife to Lakeside High School in a backpack on Wednesday. According to an incident report, another student saw the knife and notified the Assistant Principal. When the Assistant Principal approached the teen, he handed over the knife.
In a written statement, one classmate says he saw the teen show the knife to multiple people during a class. The student who had the knife told the investigator the knife fell into the bookbag. The teen didn't realize he had the knife with him until he was in school. He admitted to showing the knife to a friend and putting it in his pocket.
The student was released to a parent.