Police called to primary school over concerns pupil ‘armed with knife’

An 11-year-old boy has been reported to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration in connection with the incident.

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Police were called to a primary school in Falkirk over concerns a pupil was armed with a knife.

An 11-year-old boy has been reported to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration in connection with the incident on Tuesday afternoon.

A probe has been launched by Falkirk Council which is responsible for the school.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Officers received a report around 3.30pm on Tuesday, October 19 of a pupil believed to be in possession of a knife at a primary school in Falkirk.

“Nobody was injured and an 11-year-old boy will be the subject of a report to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration.

“Officers are working closely in partnership with the school and the local authority to provide suitable support to all involved.”

A Falkirk Council spokeswoman said: “Police officers attended one of our schools on Tuesday following an incident at the end of the school day.

“An investigation is ongoing.”