An elementary school student in the east is in a bit of hot water.
School officials in Craven County say a student at Ben Quinn elementary school in New Bern brought a small weapon to school.
School officials confiscated a pen knife and handed it over to authorities. No word on whether the student was sent home or suspended.
Police were called to Ben Quinn about a year ago. The school was put on lockdown because a weapons threat that turned out to be a false alarm.