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Police: Hoxie student arrested with gun at school

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HOXIE (AP) - Police in Hoxie say a 16-year-old has been arrested after being found with an unloaded gun on campus.

Police Chief Glen Smith tells our ABC station in Jonesboro, KAIT, that the high school student was found with a single-shot pistol after another student saw the weapon and reported it to school officials. Smith says the teenager told police he had found the gun and forgot that he had it with him.

Smith says the student surrendered the gun without incident and was arrested on a felony count of carrying a weapon onto school property before being turned over to juvenile authorities.

 

Information from: KAIT-TV, http://www.kait8.com/

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