Salina Police arrest student who allegedly brought gun to school

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Salina Police say a student at Salina Central High has been arrested after bringing a gun to school.

Police say administrators were tipped Thursday that the student had brought the 9 mm pistol to the school. Police confronted the student who then fled on foot. He was apprehended a few blocks away.

The gun reportedly had been listed as stolen by a family member. The boy, who is 16 according to media reports, was transported to the North Central Kansas Regional Detention Center Facility in Junction City. He’s been charged with criminal use of a weapon, criminal carrying of a weapon, interference with law enforcement, battery, theft of a firearm and a probation violation.

There is no indication that the student had made any threats with the firearm.

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