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November 06, 2015

Police recover two weapons at Philadelphia schools

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Belmont Charter School in the Parkside section of Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police responded to two reports involving weapons at city schools Friday. reported that a gun was found inside a book bag at Benjamin Franklin High School early Friday afternoon. Police recovered the weapon. No one was injured.

Earlier, police responded to Belmont Charter School in the 4000 block of Brown Street in the city's Parkside section, where a 10-year-old student possessed a stun gun, reported.

According to the report, the call came in after 11 a.m. Friday. The school was not placed on lockdown and there were no injuries.

Images on social media showed several police vehicles parked outside the West Philadelphia school.