Gun seen in Plymouth student's backpack on school bus turned out to be a plastic toy


By: Krystal Vivian

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A reported gun seen in a student’s backpack on a Plymouth Community Schools bus turned out to just be a plastic toy.

A student told an adult that they saw a gun in another student’s backpack on the school bus Monday morning, April 25, WNDU reported. The adult called police and the gun — a plastic toy gun — was found in a trash can on the bus.

The student who had the toy gun was eventually identified. It’s not clear if the student will be punished.

Parents of Plymouth students received a phone call about the incident.