According to ABC Action News, a Polk County student has been arrested for bringing a loaded handgun to school.

The incident took place today (Monday 8/26) at Auburndale High School. Apparently another student alerted school staff that a 9th grader had brought a loaded gun to school… and that the 9th. grader had the gun in his back pack.

Auburndale PD stopped the 9th. grader on campus and found the loaded handgun in his backpack as reported.

The student with the gun was immediately arrested and taken to Juvenile Assessment Center in Bartow.

You can find the complete story HERE.

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