Weapon found on student while on school property

The Midtown community was notified on Jan. 18 that a weapon was found on a student after they arrived late to school on Tuesday morning. The smell of marijuana was detected on the student and the student was searched. During the search, administrators found a weapon. The student did not leave the office. The student was arrested and is facing disciplinary action laid out in the APS code of conduct. The weapon is in possession of the Atlanta Public Schools Police Department.