District says knife tool taken from 3rd grader on bus

Fort Dorchester Elementary (Source: Google)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) - A student on a school busheaded to Fort Dorchester Elementary was carrying a multi-purpose tool with aknife.

According to district officials, the third-grade student wasshowing the tool to other students on the bus. When the bus made it to school,another student told the assistant principal about the incident.

District officials said the assistant principal took thetool from the student. The school's resource officer also looked into theincident.

The district said "appropriate measures have been taken,"but did not outline what those were.