Boy charged for shotgun possession at Nuneaton school

A teenage boy has been charged after he was found with a shotgun and ammunition at Higham Lane School in Nuneaton on Tuesday (13th).

The student was charged with the possession of a firearm and ammunition with the intent to endanger life as well as possession of an article with a blade on school premises. He is set to appear at Warwickshire Magistrates’ Court.

“(We) will continue to be vigilant and will take all necessary precautions to ensure our children’s safety,” a statement from the school’s headteacher, Phil Kelly, read.

“The safeguarding of our students is our priority and we dealt with this matter swiftly with Warwickshire Police,” he added.

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