Manteno Police make an arrest after gun found at school earlier this week

Manteno Police make an arrest after gun found at school earlier this week

Manteno police report the arrest of a Manteno High School student after a gun was found in a locker earlier this week. According to reports, school personnel were notified through social media posts that a student planned to take a weapon to school. Officers were called just before six Tuesday evening after personnel found the gun in a book bag belonging to a student playing in the boy’s basketball game that evening. The juvenile was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm among other gun-related charges. Manteno police say there were never any threats made to other students and the student allegedly took the gun to school on a bet.

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