COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. - Principal John Bush sent out a letter to parents about a student who was found with a knife at Harlem Middle School. 

The knife was discovered by Columbia County School District Police after someone made a report to school officials. 

The student has been criminally charged. 

Further investigation revealed that the knife was not shown to other students. The school day was not interrupted. 

The principal advises parents to speak to children about inappropriate items to bring to school. 

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