- Associated Press - Thursday, August 23, 2018

GREENACRES, Fla. (AP) - A Florida high school student accused of bringing an unloaded handgun to campus has been arrested.

The Palm Beach Post reports the student at John I. Leonard High School in Greenacres was arrested Thursday. The student’s identity has not been released.

Principal Melissa Patterson said in a statement that the handgun was discovered in the student’s backpack after another student notified school police. Patterson says the student was taken into custody by school district police and faces expulsion.

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