Minor arrested with a knife after school hours

On Monday October 23, around 12:30 pm, the Sint Maarten Police Force received a call about a student of a secondary school in St. Peters, who was most likely in the possession of a knife. The Patrol was send to the school and by the time they arrived and found the student in question, the suspect (J.G. 17 years old) threw the knife in the bushes and when the officers found it, the student claimed it was not his weapon. The suspect did not have a valid ID Card at that moment. The Police Officers took him in custody and brought the minor suspect to the Headquarters in Philipsburg for questioning. After hearing he was sent home with a stiff warning from the Police officers.