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Charles City student arrested after showing firearm near school

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CHARLES CITY (KWWL) -

Charles City Police arrested a student who displayed a firearm on a recreational trail near the school grounds.

Charles City school officials say police were warned when a student did not show up to school Thursday. It was a request made by concerned parents.

School officials say the student showed up at Charles City High School around noon, and then the student left the school grounds via the Charlie Western Recreational Trail.

School representative Justin DeVore says the student displayed a firearm on the trail across from the football bleachers when stopped by police.

Police took the student into custody, and the student was taken to the Floyd County Memorial Hospital for evaluation.

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