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Dearborn Heights second-grader brings weapon to school

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Posted at 10:08 PM, May 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-02 22:08:38-04

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (WXYZ) — A second-grade student was removed from class after it was discovered that the student had a weapon, administrators in Dearborn Heights said in a letter sent to parents on May 1.

The incident happened at Highview Elementary School. The type of weapon the student had was not described. According to a release, a staff member noticed the student acting suspicious, which led to uncovering the weapon.

The student was then removed from class and the weapon was confiscated and no one was injured in the process.

Dearborn Heights police responded to the school and confiscated the weapon.

"The health and safety of our students, staff and parents is my top priority," said Alice Reinke, principal of Highview Elementary School. "We are thankful to have the resources of the Dearborn Heights Police Department any time we need them."

No further details were given regarding the incident.