WASHINGTON - Fairfax County school officials confiscated a gun found inside a student's locker at Robinson Secondary School Wednesday.
Police were notified and both criminal and administrative investigations are underway, according to a letter sent home to parents informing them of the incident.
School officials have spoken with the students involved, who could be disciplined for violating the student code of conduct.
"We recognize the danger associated with any weapon in the school. While we regard this as an isolated incident, please know that any violations that jeopardize the safety of students at Robinson will result in severe consequences as outlined in the Student Rights & Responsibilities document," the letter says.
The school on Sideburn Road serves both middle and high school students.
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