Gilmore College: Boy pulls a knife on students inside classroom during an argument in Perth
Disturbing moment a boy pulls a knife on a female student and chases her around the classroom during an argument over an umbrella
- Images circulating online show a boy threatening a classmate with a knife
- Police are investigating the incident at Gilmore College in Perth on Monday.
- The video shows the boy chasing a girl with a knife after she grabbed his umbrella.
- No one was injured in the incident and the child involved has since been expelled.
Shocking video has emerged of a boy pointing a knife at a terrified student inside a classroom during an argument over an umbrella.
The images were captured inside a classroom at Gilmore College, in south-west Perth, during a science lesson on Monday.
The dispute allegedly started when a student grabbed the boy’s umbrella.
The boy can be seen opening his backpack and pulling out what appears to be a large kitchen knife.
He then takes aim at the girl, leaving his horrified classmates to run to hide under desks while others scream.
‘Give me the fucking umbrella!’ he yells at her, chasing the girl around the room.
Disturbing images circulating online reportedly show a boy throwing a knife at a classmate during an argument over an umbrella at Gilmore College in Perth.
The couple can be seen fighting over a table as the boy repeatedly tries to grab the umbrella before hitting her with his bag.
The altercation eventually ends once a teacher from Orelia School intervenes and takes the knife from the boy.
WA Police said no one was injured during the incident, which is now under investigation.
Department of Education Director General Lisa Rodgers said the student has since been expelled.
WA Police launched an investigation into the incident, during which no one was injured.
The boy chases the girl, who had taken his umbrella, around the classroom with a knife until a teacher takes it from him.
“This is a shocking incident, and we are supporting the students and staff who have been affected,” he said. wa today reports.
‘This behavior is not acceptable and fortunately no one was injured.
“Schools do their best to support students, however there must be a line in the sand when students threaten the safety of others.”
Prime Minister Mark McGowan said the incident was completely unacceptable.
“That’s why we implemented the enhanced suspension and discipline policy last year,” he said.
“That allows schools to much more easily suspend and, if absolutely necessary, expel students who cause that kind of violence and disruption in the classroom.”
The incident comes after a 17-year-old boy was hospitalized after allegedly being stabbed by another student at the same school in October 2020.
A 14-year-old boy was later charged with unlawful injury.
Police photographed at the school following the incident at Orelia School on Monday.