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Juvenile Charges After Gun Scare At Elementary School In Bridgeport

Bryant Elementary School
Bryant Elementary School Photo Credit: Bridgeport Public Schools

A Fairfield County juvenile was arrested after a gun scare put her school on lockdown Thursday, according to the Connecticut Post .

The event took place around 2:30 p.m., when Bridgeport police received a 911 call from Bryant Elementary School, at 230 Poplar St., saying there a female threatening a male at the school and that she had a gun, the Post said.

Police and School Resource officers immediately put the school on lockdown and began looking for the girl, the paper said.

In just a few minutes, officers had located the girl and place her in custody and the lockdown was lifted by 2:39 p.m., the Post reported.

Police Chief Armando Perez told the Post the girl had a pellet gun. There was no immediate word on any charges. She was released to a guardian, the paper said.

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