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Police: Student arrested for bringing BB gun to Madison middle school

MADISON, Wis. (WISC) -- A Toki Middle School student was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center for bringing a BB gun to school Tuesday, according to a release from the Madison Police Department.

Officials said school staff members received a tip around 8:30 a.m. that the 13-year-old boy potentially had a weapon. Following the tip, officials checked his backpack and discovered the BB gun.

The student is facing tentative charges of possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds.

In a letter to parents, Toki Principal Nicole Schaefer said after they received the tip, officials immediately called police.

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