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Toy Guns Prompt Brief Lockdown at Worthen Elementary

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GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOX) — Toy guns brought by students to Worthen Elementary prompted a brief lockdown of some Granite City school buildings, Friday morning.

Police say a parent who walked his children to school, confiscated the toys, and a bus driver later saw him carrying them in a field behind the school.

Police and Granite City School District officials investigated the matter and found no criminal offense or threat.

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