Police charged a 15-year-old with disturbing school activities and disorderly conduct after he said he had a gun Wednesday at the . The student did not have a gun.
“He said he had a gun, but he didn’t,” said Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the .
The Forbush School is a Sheppard Pratt school in Reisterstown for adolescents through 12th graders with emotional and behavioral disabilities and autism.
The student was in a “time-out” room and said he had a weapon.
“He quickly clarified that he was joking about having the gun,” a Baltimore County Police news release said.
Police responded to the school, found that the student did not have a gun, and took him into custody, the release said.