- Associated Press - Friday, October 17, 2014

CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) - A student with a firearm has been taken into custody on a recreational trail near a high school in northern Iowa.

Charles City police say the boy displayed the firearm to officers who found him Thursday on the Charlie Western Recreational Trail. The trail is near the Charles City High School football field bleachers. He was detained without incident and taken to a hospital for evaluation. His name hasn’t been released.

Police say the boy’s parents had asked for help in finding the boy, who was upset. The boy showed up around noon at the school but didn’t go in. He then went to the trail, where officers found him.

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