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Police: Boy, 12, took loaded gun to school

April 25, 2012 at 5:00 PM

TORONTO, April 25 (UPI) -- A 12-year-old boy was arrested after allegedly bringing a loaded revolver to his Toronto school, police say.

Toronto police said the boy had gotten into a fight with another student at Oakdale Park Middle School Friday and the gun was found in his knapsack after a teacher intervened, the Toronto Star reported Wednesday.

The unidentified youth allegedly told authorities he found the .38-caliber Colt revolver on his way to school, the newspaper said.

He now faces assault and gun-related charges.

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