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Relative of Va. boy who took gun to school charged

Wednesday - 2/13/2013, 8:53am  ET

HENRICO, Va. (AP) -- Henrico County police have charged an adult relative of a boy who brandished a loaded handgun on a school bus.

Police tell media outlets that 78-year-old Harvey L. Pleasant is charged with allowing children access to a firearm. The misdemeanor charge carries a maximum fine of $500.

Police didn't specify Pleasant's relationship to the boy or say how the child got the gun.

Police say the 7-year-old Ratcliffe Elementary School student brandished the gun on Feb. 4 and made a threatening statement. No one was injured.


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