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2 teens arrested after weapons call at school in southwestern Nova Scotia

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Two teenagers have been arrested after a weapons call at a school in Shelburne, N.S.

In a release, the RCMP said officers with the Shelburne detachment responded at around 12:35 p.m. Friday to a report of two youths in a vehicle waving a firearm near a school on Woodlawn Drive.

Members of the Shelburne detachment, along with officers from the Shelburne street crime enforcement unit and the Barrington RCMP, responded immediately and began looking for suspects.

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“A short time later, police arrested two youths, a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old from Shelburne County, without incident,” the release said.

“Police located the replica firearm that was used in the incident and seized eight additional replica firearms.”

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The release said nobody was injured in the incident. The teenagers are scheduled to appear in Shelburne Youth Court on Nov. 24 at 9:30 a.m.

Police say the investigation continues.

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