Student arrested after bringing weapon to school

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Student arrested after bringing weapon to school

A student was arrested for bringing a weapon inside of the school today.

A student was arrested for bringing a weapon inside of the school today.

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A student was arrested for bringing a weapon inside of the school today.

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A student was arrested for bringing a weapon inside of the school today.

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A student was arrested at approximately 2:00 p.m. after bringing a weapon inside of the school today. Administrators responded after receiving a tip from another student.

An Atlanta Public Schools police officer and a staff administrator found and searched the student and discovered the weapon. Parents, students and school staff were informed between 4 and 5 p.m.. 

This is the second time in the past three months that a student has brought a weapon to school. On Sept. 5, another student was arrested after bringing a handgun and marijuana to school. 

In a letter to school staff, Principal Dr. Betsy Bockman explained that no student or staff member”was injured or in danger.” No administrators have offered any further comment.

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