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Gun found in teen's bag on school compound

Published:Tuesday | October 22, 2013 | 4:25 PM

A 15-year-old schoolboy is now in police custody after police found a firearm in his possession this morning.



The firearm a .38 revolver with serial number erased, was seized from the teenager who attends a high school in the corporate area.



The Denham Town Police say that about 11:20 a.m., Police personnel from the Community Safety and Security Branch of the Constabulary were visiting the school when they observed a male student acting in a manner which arouse their suspicion.



The young man was searched and the revolver found in his knapsack.



He has since been taken into custody and is awaiting a question and answer interview to be conducted in the presence of his attorney.



The Denham Town Criminal Investigation Branch is investigating.



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