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Teenager arrested after having a replica firearm at Hamden High School

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HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) -

A Hamden High School student was arrested by police after he was caught with a replica firearm Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were called to the school around 11:30 a.m. because of a 16-year-old male being in possession of a firearm. Investigators located a black-colored air soft pistol in his book bag.

The unidentified teenager was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds and breach of peace. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Juvenile Court in New Haven on Feb. 22.

He was released to his father after being processed by police.

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