Student arrested for bringing BB gun to Oak Ridge middle school

Student arrested for bringing BB gun to Oak Ridge middle school

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OAK RIDGE (WATE) - A 13-year-old boy was arrested at Robertsville Middle School in Oak Ridge Thursday for bringing a BB gun to school.

Oak Ridge police say they received information Thursday morning around 8:53 a.m. that a student was armed with a handgun at the school.

Officers located the student at 9:05 a.m. and detained him. A BB pistol, similar in appearance to a Colt model 1911 .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol, was found in his backpack which was in his locker.

The student was arrested and charged with carrying a weapon on school property and aggravated assault.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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