17-year-old Topper Academy student found with ‘air pistol’, knife, fireworks & more

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A 17-year-old male student at Topper Academy is facing several charges after an “air pistol”, a knife and more were found in his possession.

Police responded to the school shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday after school officials were alerted that a student may have a gun, according to a release. 

The school immediately followed safety procedures and went on lockdown. 

During a search, a school resouce officer found an “air pistol”, a knife, drug paraphernalia, e-cigarettes and fireworks. 

The student was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center. 

A court date is not yet scheduled. 

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