Springdale police arrest student with gun at junior high school

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Springdale police say a student was arrested on Friday after a gun was found in their backpack, according to a news release.

The release says a school resource officer at Lakeside Junior High was notified by administrators that a student may have had a gun on school grounds.

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The officer and administrators found the student and seized a gun from their backpack. SPD says the student was arrested without incident.

Police say there was no known threat to the school’s students, staff, faculty or campus.

SPD said in the release the incident is under investigation and no further information was released.

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