Man Brings Knife to Philly High School, Found Sitting in Classroom

Investigators say the suspect had a 6-inch knife in his possession

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    Police say a 20-year-old man has been arrested after bringing a knife to a Philadelphia high school.

    It happened around 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the George Washington High School on Bustleton Avenue. Police say someone at the school saw Gerald Crimi sitting in one of the classrooms and notified a school officer. Investigators say the suspect had a 6-inch knife in his possession.

    Police charged Crimi with bringing a weapon to school and defiant trespassing.

    It is unknown why Crimi was at the school.

    The incident remains under investigation.
     

     


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