Second grader brings knife to school with intent to harm himself

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POSTED: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 4:13pm

UPDATED: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 7:15am

A Weslaco ISD second grade student brought a knife to school on Monday.

School officials said he had intentions of hurting himself. It happened at Margo Elementary school on Bridge Avenue.

A security guard found the knife in the 8 year-olds backpack after another student reported it to a teacher.

The district said the school acted quickly and correctly.

The boy is now receiving help outside of school.

A note was sent home to the parents of the students in his class.

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