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Students at North Little Rock's East Campus are back at school after a tip from a student leads police to a gun.
Thursday, officers found the .38 caliber handgun on a student. Officials were tipped off, thanks to a program on campus called "Crimestoppers."
The student who had the gun, said they found it in the parking lot and intended on throwing it in the Arkansas River.
Parents with students on campus were alerted to the gun being found through email, text and phone calls.
Police ran the serial number of the gun and it came back as stolen. The student is being charged as a juvenile..