14 year-old arrested for bringing loaded gun and knife to school

Ponchatoula, La. - Police arrested a Ponchatoula Junior High School student Friday for bringing a loaded handgun and a knife to campus.

A spokesman with the Pontchatoula Police Department says the 14-year-old student had the weapons inside the school.

That student has been booked and was placed into the Florida Parish Juvenile Detention Center.

School officials say an anonymous tip led them to the student with the weapons.