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KHSD: Arvin High student arrested after handgun found

Extra officers will be on campus Tuesday as a precaution
Posted at 6:24 AM, Aug 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-30 10:04:41-04

ARVIN, Calif. (KERO) — Kern High School District said an Arvin High School student was arrested Monday after being found with a handgun but police found no evidence the student intended to use the gun.

Extra officers will be on Arvin High's campus Tuesday as a precaution, said KHSD.

KHSD also said the Arvin Police Department received a call about a possible threat in the area and Arvin High was placed on a secure perimeter at about 2:15 p.m. and then a lockdown at about 2:30 p.m. due to police activity.

The lockdown was lifted at about 2:45 p.m. and school was dismissed, said KHSD.

The two incidents were found to be unrelated, said KHSD.