Student arrested for knife and flare gun possession

April 07, 2016

The Juvenile Department is currently investigating a case involving a 14 year old student attending the Saint Maarten Vocational Training School who was caught by a teacher threatening another student with a knife.


The suspect student was waving the knife in the face of the other student when a teacher caught him. He ran off and tried to hide the knife. Immediately, the police was called to investigate what had taken place.


The Community Police Officer and a patrol searched the scene. During the search the knife in question along with a scissors, a flair gun and a flair belonging to the suspect was found.

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