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A 13-year-old Waterfront School student was arrested this morning after he brought a knife to school, police said.

The student was taken into custody after he arrived at school by bus at about 8 a.m., following a tip authorities received that the boy “might be in possession of a knife,” police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said.

He has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds, according to DeGeorge.