Three Middle Schoolers Arrested After Gun is Found on School Bus

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Three middle school students in Mobile were arrested this morning after police found a gun on a school bus.

Authorities said they were alerted by the mother of a 14-year-old boy who said her son was threatened at gun point at a bus stop.

Officers were waiting for the bus at Scarborough Middle School where they took the three juveniles into custody. A 14-year-old male was charged with menacing - the others, ages 13 and 14, face charges of unlawfully carrying a pistol.

The school day was not interrupted. The juveniles were taken to Strickland Youth Center.

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