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Student arrested at Jefferson High School

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

A Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School student was arrested today for bringing a look-a-like weapon to school according to the principal.

Chuck McDonnell, Jefferson principal, says a student reported to staff that another student was carrying a weapon in a backpack.

The school resource officer and administration found the student and searched the backpack.

McDonnell says the student was arrested and taken to the Cedar Rapids Police Department after "a look-a-like weapon or plastic pellet gun" was found.

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