YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A student was found with a handgun at Starmount High School on Friday morning, according to the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say that Yadkin County Schools got a tip that a student had brought a weapon to school.


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The school system passed the tip on to the sheriff’s office and the school resource officer stationed at Starmount High School.

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Investigators say the SRO and an additional deputy “immediately located” the student and found that the student was in possession of and concealing a handgun.

The weapon was confiscated and the student was taken into custody without further incident. No one was injured as a result.

There is no further information available at this time.