Updated: Thursday, 18 Oct 2012, 10:08 PM EDT
Published : Thursday, 18 Oct 2012, 10:08 PM EDT
MADISON, Conn. (WTNH) -- A 14-year-old student at Daniel Hand High School brought a fake gun to school Thursday.
Police were notified by administration Thursday morning that a student had possession of a fake firearm on school property.
The 14-year-old boy had shown the gun, which was an "Airsoft" style pistol, to other students on the school bus, police reported.
A student who saw the firearm contacted their parent, who notified the school, police said.
The student was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds, carrying a facsimile firearm, and breach of peace.
He was released to the custody of his parents.
The boy will appear at the Superior Court for Juvenile Matters in New Haven.