Blotter: Knox Middle student discovered with knife on campus

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 7, 2023

SALISBURY — A student brought a knife to Knox Middle School on Thursday, but school administrators were able to recover it without incident. 

According to a spokesperson from the Salisbury Police Department, the student is in seventh grade.

According to the report, the student had the knife in a book bag. No details were released on how the principal learned of the knife being on campus.

The student reportedly handed the knife over to the school resource officer without any issues. 

No charges have been filed against the student but they were reportedly suspended for five days. 

In other Salisbury Police reports

  • An assault reportedly occurred in the 800 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. around 7:51 p.m. on May 4.

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports

  • A burglary by forced entry reportedly occurred in the 7000 block of Jones Road in Salisbury at 8:52 a.m. on May 2.
  • A burglary by unlawful entry reportedly occurred in the 300 block of Wiley Lane in Salisbury between 6 p.m. on April 22 and 3:44 p.m. on May 3. 
  • A report of possession of stolen property occurred in the 3400 block of South Main Street in Salisbury at 10:15 p.m. on May 3.