DELTONA, Fla. – A Central Florida high school student was arrested after telling a teacher he had a gun to get her attention, according to deputies.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported the 18-year-old Deltona High School student was charged Monday with making a false report of a bomb or explosion on public property.
The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said the student claimed to have a gun in his backpack but then immediately said he was kidding. When the teacher demanded he hand over his bag, he left the classroom, deputies said.
A school resource officer found the student. No gun was found in the backpack.
The student was free on $1,000 bail.