Armstrong Middle School in Rayne was the scene of an arrest Tuesday morning of a 13-year-old student who brought a handgun to the school.
Student with handgun arrested at Armstrong Middle
RAYNE - Rayne Police Chief Carroll J. Stelly announced Rayne Police Officers arrested a 13-year-old male at Armstrong Middle School Tuesday morning after an officer learned from an anonymous source that the student had a handgun on campus.
The juvenile was taken into custody for violating the following offenses: carrying a concealed weapon, illegal possession of a handgun by a juvenile, possessing a firearm in a firearm free zone and possession of a stolen firearm.
As of press time, the student was being held at the Lafayette Detention Center until a scheduled hearing Wednesday morning.
Louisiana law prevents police from releasing the identity of a juvenile.