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Officials: Polk student, 11, brought butcher knife to school

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Published:   |   Updated: March 13, 2013 at 09:18 AM

A fifth-grade Polk County student in Polk County was detained this morning after officials say he brought a butcher knife to school.

The 11-year-old from Inwood Elementary School was taken to Polk County Juvenile Assesment Center after the knife (described as more than 8 inches long with a wooden handle) was found in a book binder when approached by officials.

There were no injuries and school was not disrupted, officials say.

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