COAL CENTER, Pa. (KDKA) – A California Area Elementary School student was suspended after allegedly having a knife on the school bus on Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Two Of The Three Victims Killed In The Biomat USA Plasma Center Car Crash Were Employees
The knife was confiscated by the bus driver, who alerted the school’s principal immediately, according to California School District Superintendent Michael S. Sears.READ MORE: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Pittsburgh Area; High Winds, Potential Hail Expected
The student was not permitted on the bus or in school on Tuesday while the school investigated the incident before Sears announced the suspension.
“After reviewing all relevant information, it was determined that the student would be placed on an initial 10-day out-of-school suspension pending possible further disciplinary action consistent with school district policy,” Sears said in a statement to KDKA.MORE NEWS: Consumer Alert Issued For Italian Village Pizza/Shake Shop In Pleasant Hills
A notice was sent to families of students who ride the bus with the suspended student, according to Sears.