Twin Oaks students charged illegally carrying weapon

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Two elementary school students face charges after they allegedly carried a BB gun around school.

A spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge sheriff's office says a 12-year-old boy brought the unloaded gun to Twin Oaks Elementary School on Wednesday and gave it to an 11-year-old boy.

Detectives say that student brought it to a nearby BREC Park where other students saw it and reported it to the school principal.

Officials say no threats were made.

Both boys are charged with illegal carrying of a weapon.

The school principal did not return our call for comment.

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