Boy facing charges after allegedly bringing stolen gun to school

Posted at 9:26 PM, Apr 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-04 23:26:35-04

RICHFIELD, Utah – A 10-year-old boy is facing charges after police say he brought a gun to school.

The fifth grade boy is charged with theft of a firearm and having a firearm at school after Richfield City Police say a principal found the gun in his backpack.

Police say the handgun was stolen from a family friend the night before, but no one knew about it.

The boy was suspended from Phavant Elementary and could be expelled.