CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Chesterfield Police are investigating after an elementary school student found a handgun on a school playground Thursday afternoon.
The incident occurred at Salem Church Elementary School during fifth grade recess.
Police say the student found the unloaded gun on the playground then alerted a teacher which led to police being called to the school.
No one was injured during the incident.
School officials alerted parents about the incident in a recorded phone message.
Police say the incident remains under investigation.
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