BRISTOL, Conn. — A student was detained Wednesday after they were accused of bringing a gun to school, Bristol police said.
Bristol Central High School officials alerted Bristol PD shortly before noon of an anonymous complaint regarding a student carrying a handgun in their backpack.
The student was detained and the backpack was found in a separate location, according to police.
Officials said they located an unloaded “airsoft” handgun.
The detained student was issued a summons to appear in juvenile court on the following charges:
- Breach of Peace
- Carrying a Dangerous Weapon
- Possession of a weapon on school grounds
There is no known ongoing threat to the school, police said.
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