Police called after schoolboy aged-seven allegedly held knife to classmate’s throat

According to the parent, her daughter, also seven, was held at knifepoint by the fellow pupil in the argument about food. The Telegraph reports.

The girl had apparently told the boy not to eat a slice of pizza which fell off his plate at lunchtime. When he did, she threatened to tell on him. 

The boy then allegedly jumped from his seat, grabbed a butter knife, and held it to her throat, uttering: “I’ll do it, I will – I’ll do it!”, according to her mum.

She said: “Something has gone seriously wrong if a boy thinks a solution to conflict with a peer is to hold a knife to their throat.”

Meads Primary School headmaster Richard Jenkins said: “There was a disagreement between two pupils in the school dining room during lunchtime, where one pupil held up an item of cutlery in front of a child’s face.

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