Polk County

Polk County 15-year-old brings gun to school, threatens student, deputies say

LAKELAND, Fla. — Polk County deputies said a 15-year-old boy was arrested after bringing a gun to school.

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Deputies said a school resource officer got a tip Wednesday morning about a weapon on campus at Tenoroc High School in Lakeland.

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The officer said a teen was found with a handgun in his jacket and a loaded magazine in his pants pocket.

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Police said the boy threatened another student in the bathroom earlier in the morning.

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The student is now facing several charges, including possession of a firearm on a school campus, carrying a concealed firearm and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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