published Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Dalton elementary school undergoes a scare over toy gun

Dalton, Ga. -- A Blue Ridge Elementary student caused a scare Thursday when he told teachers about seeing two other boys admiring a gun in the bathroom.

According to a Dalton Police Department release, the student could not tell school administrators whether the gun was real or a toy, but he did remember the gun was white.

After school and Dalton police officials did a quick search of the school, the gun was found and confirmed to be a toy.

School officials are reportedly not pursuing any charges.

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about Alex Green...

Alex Green joined the Times Free Press staff full-time in January 2014 after completing the paper's six-month, general assignment reporter internship. Alex grew up in Dayton, Tenn., which is also where he studied journalism at Bryan College. He graduated from Rhea County High School in 2008. During college, Alex covered the city of Graysville and the town of Spring City for The Herald-News. As editor-in-chief of Bryan College's student news group, Triangle, Alex reported on ...

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