Student arrested with knives. Police appeals to parents and guardians for cooperation due to serious ongoing situation
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Student arrested with knives. Police appeals to parents and guardians for cooperation due to serious ongoing situation

Confiscated knives. (Police photo) Confiscated knives. (Police photo)

SINT MAARTEN (REWARD/ST. PETERS) - The police department of St. Maarten is urging, cooperation from parents and guardians concerning the serious ongoing situations with their minor children that’s taking place in and around the secondary school in St. Peters and South Reward area, police announced on Wednesday.

On Wednesday September 11th, 2019 about 12.00 pm, the Philipsburg patrol was sent to one of the secondary schools in South Reward where a student, supposedly was in possession of a dangerous type of knife.  

At the scene the patrol encountered a male student with a curved knife in his possession, and the student was arrested, and the knife confiscated.

During a routine check on the clothing of the suspect another knife was found; this weapon was also confiscated for further investigation. The student was brought to the police station and handed over to the juvenile department. (Sint Maarten Police Force)

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