November 30, 2016 10:55 am
Updated: November 30, 2016 10:56 am

N.S. teen charged after bringing replica gun on school bus

This is the replica gun seized by New Glasgow Regional Police.

Credit: New Glasgow Regional Police

A 17-year-old boy is facing weapons charges following an incident Tuesday afternoon in New Glasgow.

Police say they received a complaint about a possible firearm on board a school bus at about 3:45 p.m.

The firearm turned out to be a pellet gun, which New Glasgow Regional Police said was brought on the bus by a student.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

The teen, who cannot be named because of his age, is charged with possession of a weapon.

He will appear in Provincial Youth Court at a later date.

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