2nd Grader Pulls Pocket Knife on Classmate

A Providence second grader has been suspended from school, accused of threatening a classmate with a pocket knife.    

The school department says the 8-year-old girl is a student at Kizirian Elementary School. They say she pulled the pocket knife on a boy demanded his lunch money and accidentally nicked his finger with the blade.

The boy was treated at the school by the school nurse.

The girl will have a school hearing and her case has been referred to the city police youth services bureau.