A Shoreham-Wading River HS student brought a retractable knife to school. No threat was ever made to any student or staff member.

Other students saw the knife and reported its existence to staff. District administrators confronted the student, who volunteered that he was in possession of the knife and turned it over to them. The student claimed that he had no intention of bringing the knife into the building, and simply forgot to leave it in his car.

The matter was then immediately reported to Suffolk County Police.

The student has been suspended from school and faces further disciplinary action, pending the outcome of a Superintendent’s hearing.