Boy charged with bringing toy gun to school

HOUMA, La. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly attempting to intimidate another student with what authorities described as a toy gun at a Terrebonne elementary school.

The Houma Courier reported on Saturday that the police say the boy, whose name was withheld because of his age, approached a fellow fourth-grader at Broadmoor Elementary after school and pulled the toy gun from his pocket, showing the student only its grip, according to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office.

He was booked at the Terrebonne Parish juvenile detention center on charges of aggravated assault, criminal trespassing and illegal carrying of a dangerous weapon on school grounds.

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