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Teen taken into custody for carrying gun on school bus


CLEBURNE COUNTY (KAIT) - A teenager was taken into custody after carrying a handgun on a school bus.

On Friday, March 15th the Sheriff's office responded to a report of a student carrying a handgun on a Concord school bus while on the way home after school. When investigators identified and located the 15-year-old suspect, they also seized a .25 caliber handgun.

Juvenile authorities were contacted and the suspect was taken into custody and transported to the White River Juvenile Detention Facility.

At this time an affidavit charging the juvenile suspect with a single count of Possession of a Firearm on School Property has been filed with the Prosecuting Attorney.

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