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Teen arrested for bringing BB pistol to Madison Memorial High School

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Airsoft BB gun retrieved at Madison Memorial. MPD photo Airsoft BB gun retrieved at Madison Memorial. MPD photo

MADISON (WKOW) -- A Madison 15-year-old was arrested today at Madison Memorial High School after a resource officer discovered an Airsoft BB gun in the student's backpack.

The student was arrested for possessing a dangerous weapon on school grounds, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.

Police say the teen did not threaten anyone and said he brought the BB gun to school in order to give it to someone else. 

A tip was received that he had a BB gun on school grounds prompting the resource officer and school staff contacted the student.  

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