East Middle School student brings BB gun to school and is arrested

February 12, 2020 | Headlines

PONCA CITY  — An East Middle School student was arrested Tuesday for bringing a BB gun to school.

PCPS reports that the student was reported by another student.

School administration secured the BB gun without incident and the student did not present the gun in threatening manner. No one was harmed.

“Maintaining the safety and security of our students and staff is our highest priority,” said Bret Smith, PCPS Executive Director of Operations. “We credit our teachers as well as our students for being aware of potential threats through training, procedures and effective communication. It is important for us to maintain transparency and to keep our community informed of situations to dispel inaccurate information.”