NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Parents were furious to discover they were unaware that a student had allegedly been caught with knives at a school in Queens.
There are no metal detectors at P.S. 36 in Jamaica, where a student was caught with three knives in his backpack.READ MORE: 'I Want Justice For Him:' Father Of Sayid Muthana, Bodega Owners Call For Protection After 18-Year-Old Shot At Family Store In Brooklyn
Nobody was hurt, but parents want to know why there weren’t immediately informed.
“What’s going on in the school, like a child bringing a knife I would like to know,” Denise said.READ MORE: Anthony Rosa Charged In Fentanyl-Related Death Of His 22-Month-Old Son
A quick email would have been nice, Julio said.
“For the safety of the kids it’s always good to keep parents informed as to what’s going on,” he said.MORE NEWS: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
School officials wouldn’t say why the 10-year-old had the knives, but promised appropriate follow up action.