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No charges filed after student found with two weapons at Midlands intermediate school

(Source: WIS) (Source: WIS)
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

Charges will not be filed against a student who was found with weapons at school, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department. 

A spokesperson for Lexington-Richland School District 5 says a knife and an unloaded handgun were found in a student's backpack at CrossRoads Intermediate School Monday.

The weapons were confiscated and the case was turned over to the sheriff's department. The department tells WIS school administrators told the school resource officer of the weapons found in the backpack. The sheriff's department took the gun and knife and started its investigation.

The intermediate school has only 6th-grade students.

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