By Danielle Chavira

ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Arvada police say they arrested a student at Arvada High School who allegedly brought a handgun to the campus. Officers responded to the school on 65th Avenue at around 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

School resource officers received information about the situation, found and arrested the student without incident.

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They say they recovered a pistol from the student. The situation forced the school to be placed on “hold” briefly.

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There are no reports of injuries.

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The suspect is now in custody at a juvenile detention center and faces charges of a juvenile in possession of a handgun and unlawful possession of a weapon on school grounds.

Danielle Chavira