Police: Student had explosive, knife at Washington middle school

KELSO, Wash. --

Police said a Coweeman Middle School student was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of having explosives and a weapon on school grounds.

Kelso officers said the student was in possession of a homemade explosive that contained a small amount of black powder. The student also had a knife, police said.

The boy was arrested, officers said, and they said there was no indication he intended to harm other students.

Police did not release further details.

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