Romford pupil found with knife in schoolbag

An 11-year-old boy was found in school with a knife in his bag.

The boy, who attends Marshalls Park School, in Petits Lane, Romford, was at school when it is understood that he mentioned that he had a knife in his bag to another pupil.

A teacher overheard and searched his bag.

A Havering Council spokesman said: “There was an isolated incident which was dealt with immediately.

“The appropriate disciplinary procedures were in place to deal with the pupil involved.”


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Romford Safer Neighbourhood Team was told about the incident by the school.

A police spokeswoman confirmed officers were asked for advice and the school was dealing with the incident internally.

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