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Wayne State Student Suspended Amid Knife, Threat Allegations

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Police say a Wayne State University student has been suspended amid allegations that he pulled out a knife on campus and made threatening remarks about immigrants.

The Detroit Free Press reports the student approached a table Tuesday

where members of the social justice and pro-immigrant rights group By Any Means Necessary were passing out literature.

University police Chief Anthony Holt says the Detroit school doesn't allow "weapons or any type of violence." No charges have been announced.

BAMN organizer Kate Stenvig says the student was wearing a Donald Trump shirt and said immigrants should be "deported or killed." She recorded video of the encounter.

University President M. Roy Wilson says in a statement the school encourages "respectful dialogue" and "passionate debate," but "there is no place for violence or threats."

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