Teenager 'caught by parent carrying knife near school'
The incident, involving a 14-year-old boy, happened near Peterhead Academy.
A teenager has been charged after allegedly carrying a knife outside a school.
The incident is said to have happened near Peterhead Academy in Aberdeenshire on Monday.
It is understood a 14-year-old boy was caught by a parent before the school and police were alerted.
Inspector George Cordiner said: "Officers received a report of a teenager allegedly in possession of a weapon in the Peterhead Academy area.
"Officers attended and a 14-year-old was quickly detained to assist with their inquiries.
"He has subsequently been charged and is due to appear in court."
Aberdeenshire Council has been contacted for comment.