Last Thursday, Fox61 reported that officials at the Jepsen Magnet School in New Haven, Connecticut, called police after a student built a toy gun out of Legos and allegedly began pointing it at other students.
A spokesperson for New Haven Public Schools said that “school leaders and local police partners were able to investigate and resolve the issue internally with use of restorative practices.”
The statement continued:
“Appropriate steps were taken at the school level to insure the safety of all students and to impress upon the students the seriousness of engaging in positive peer interactions while avoiding conduct that may pose risk or concern to others. All children need to feel safe and secure within the learning environment and we all have a role to play to make that happen.”
We’re not sure if the toy gun was made from assault Legos, but it’s clear that something needs to be done to deal with the scourge of military-style Legos.
“New Haven Public Schools has not yet returned Fox News’ request for additional comment,” Fox News said.
The UK Daily Mail reported:
Earlier this year a 14-year-old in California was arrested for posting a photo of a Lego rifle on social media along with a threatening message.
In 2013 a five year old in Massachusetts was almost suspended after he made a gun out of Legos.
Exit question: Did the Legos come with a warning label?
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