Teen Arrested After Taking Gun Into Class

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– A teenager was arrested after police say he brought a gun into class.

The 16-year-old allegedly took the gun into a classroom at Bear Creek High School in Lakewood about 1:15 p.m. on Thursday.

A student at the school reported an anonymous tip that another student may have a weapon.

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Bear Creek High School (credit: bearcreek.jeffco.k12.co.us)

The school resource officer called police and officers arrested the teen in the class.

Police say the teen had the weapon in his pocket.

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Bear Creek High School (credit: CBS)

He was arrested for juvenile possession of a handgun and being in possession of a weapon on school grounds.

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