WASHINGTON — On Tuesday morning at about 8:15 a.m. an unloaded BB pistol was confiscated from the backpack of a 5th grade student at Griffith Elementary in Washington.
Information was given to the classroom teacher who contacted the principal immediately and a backpack search was conducted quickly and without incident.
The student was sent home immediately in the care of his mother. A report was made to the Washington Police Department. At no time were students and staff in danger.
All parents are being contacted this evening through the School Messenger Phone Alert system.
Check back here on Wednesday for additional information, as it becomes available.