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School bus driver disarms student who brought knife on bus, Brevard cops say

11-year-old student Baker Acted, may face charges

VIERA, Fla. – A Brevard County 11-year-old may be charged after deputies say the student brought a knife on a school bus on Thursday.

Deputies said they were called to Judge Fran Jamison Way in Viera at 3 p.m. Thursday by the driver.

The bus driver told deputies he was notified a student on the bus may have a knife and stopped the bus, according to the report.

The driver confiscated the knife, which was described as a kitchen utensil, and called authorities.

No injuries were reported and no students were threatened during the incident, deputies said.

The 11-year-old student was Baker Acted and may face charges relating to the possession of a weapon on school grounds, pending a State Attorney review.

The name of the student was not released by deputies.