Kingman boy arrested for threatening to bring gun to school

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KINGMAN, AZ (AP) -

Mohave County authorities say an 11-year-old Kingman boy has been arrested for allegedly threatening to bring a gun to school.

County Sheriff's officials say the boy was taken into custody Tuesday on suspicion of interfering with an educational facility, a felony. 

The Associated Press is not releasing the boy's name because he's a juvenile.

Sheriff's officials say the Cerbat School student allegedly talked in class about bringing a gun to school. 

The school's principal says four other students confirmed that they overheard the 11-year-old make the alleged threat.

Authorities and Cerbat Elementary school officials spoke to the boy and his parent before he was taken into custody without incident.

Sheriff's officials say he's been booked into the Mohave County Juvenile Detention Center.

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