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Anchorage Police Department
Tuesday January 14th, 2020 :: 10:49 a.m. AKST


Juvenile arrested in weapons investigation; A.V.A.I.L. High School

At 2:46 PM on January 13, 2020, Anchorage Police Officers assigned to the School Resource Unit were advised that a male student, who attends A.V.A.I.L. High School, had posted pictures of himself on social media while holding a handgun.  The SROs made contact with the student at the Dimond Center Bus Accommodation Center, placed him under arrest, and secured the weapon which was on the student’s person.
Through the investigation it was determined the student had brought the weapon to school.  At this time there is no information to suggest the weapon was displayed at school nor were any threats made.  The student was arrested and charges were forwarded to the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Case 20-1516

Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

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