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Police: Teenager arrested for bringing air pistol to school

DES MOINES — Des Moines police have arrested a teenager who brought an air pistol to school Friday. District officials placed Lincoln High School on lockdown as...

DES MOINES — Des Moines police have arrested a teenager who brought an air pistol to school Friday.

District officials placed Lincoln High School on lockdown as a result.

Police say the teenager got off the bus and showed what appeared to be a handgun and police were called. The other student alerted police, who was able to track down the teenage suspect in a neighborhood near the school.

The other student alerted a school resource officer, who was able to track down the teenage suspect in a neighborhood near the school.

While arresting the teen, Des Moines police say they found him in possession of an air pistol, which looks like a real gun.

This story is developing.

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