Stabbing prompts clear-bag rule at Pennsylvania school

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania high school where a sophomore stabbed 20 teens and a security guard gave out clear plastic bags that students must use to carry their belongings from class to class.

The precaution is intended to "bring an added sense of safety and security during the school day as the school community continues to heal," district spokeswoman Mary Catherine Reljac said in a statement.

The move comes three weeks after Franklin Regional Senior High School student Alex Hribal allegedly smuggled two 8-inch kitchen knives into the building and went on a bloody rampage in the hall, knifing kids at random.

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