The Morgantown Police Department responded to Morgantown High School Thursday shortly before noon after receiving a report that a student brought a handgun to school.
Police said a MHS sophomore reported to school administrators and the resource officer that another student had a handgun at the school.
Morgantown police officers responded to the school and took the juvenile into custody without incident after the juvenile was located near the bleachers of the football field.
Police said a large caliber handgun that was reported stolen was found on the juvenile's person. According to police, the juvenile was also reported as a runaway.
The juvenile is in custody pending a juvenile hearing, police said.
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