Police: 16-year-old Mesa High School student found with BB gun in backpack, arrested

MESA, AZ - A Mesa high school student was arrested Wednesday for bringing a BB gun to school.

Steve Berry with Mesa police said the 16-year-old had the gun in his backpack, along with an unknown amount of marijuana.

Berry said another student knew about the gun and alerted a resource officer at Mesa High School who then contacted police. The 16-year-old was arrested and taken to jail around 10 a.m.

No other details were released.

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