Child Carrying BB Guns on School Grounds Arrested

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RENO, NV - Reno Police have arrested a 10-year-old boy near the Bailey Charter Elementary School area.

An official with the Reno Police Department says one child was arrested after being detained when people in the neighborhood saw him carrying what appeared to be a gun.

Upon further inspection, officers learned that the child was riding his bike on school property with an air propelled BB gun. Police say the boy was carrying 2 BB guns, one rifle and one pistol.

According to police, the child lives nearby the school. They say he has a history of making threats at the school.

Reno Police tell KOLO 8 News Now the boy is being arrested on charges of possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds.

Police say the law specifically bars him from having this kind of BB gun on school grounds.