Ten students were dangling after a mark screening suggested they were trying to bring knives into their Chelsea school, police sources pronounced Thursday.
The screening happened Wednesday at the Bayard Rustin Educational Complex, 6 high schools located on W. 18th St. in Manhattan.
The Department of Education pronounced steel detectors were brought in for the day to control a mark screening that’s partial of its efforts to keep weapons out of schools.
“Weapons of any kind are not available in the schools and these equipment were quickly and safely recovered,” pronounced DOE mouthpiece Miranda Barbot. “The reserve of students always comes first and we’ll continue to work closely with the NYPD to safeguard students are supposing with a safe, understanding and thorough training sourroundings in all school buildings.”
But one 16-year-old youth pronounced the increasing police participation at the school actually worked in reverse.
“They were yelling at us, trying to make us do the right thing,” she said. “But they were giving us attitude, so we kinda felt vulnerable with them.”
Her friend, also 16, pronounced the check went over a standard screening.
“They were checking drinks and everything,” she said, “like opening coffee cups.”
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In an separate incident, also Wednesday, two students were destitute for having an air gun inside another Chelsea school, the High School of Fashion Industries, on W. 24th St.
A tyro showed an partner principal Snapchat video of two 15-year-olds in a school bathroom, one fluttering a black gun, sources said.
The two kids on the video pronounced the gun belonged to another student, also 15, sources said. The same black gun, a Sig Sauer air pistol, was found in his backpack.
He and the tyro fluttering the gun on the video were taken into custody, but after expelled to their parents’ after police filed youthful reports.
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