East Hartford student spotted with BB gun, arrested

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EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–East Hartford police have arrested a minor who was spotted putting a BB gun into his backpack.

Police said a parent saw the student with the gun near East Hartford Middle School before school hours. He was not on school grounds, however, according to police.

Officers said the schools were never threatened.

Police are not identifying the minor due to his age, and did not say which school he goes to. Police also did not release specific charges.

No further information was released by police.

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