10th grader arrested for weapon in waistband

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A 16-year-old female student from Woodlawn High School has been arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm, according to the Birmingham Police Department.

A school resource officer with the department arrested the suspect after being notified by another student that the suspect had a weapon in her waistband.

The gun was not loaded and belonged to the suspect's grandmother. The student was arrested without incident and taken to the Jefferson County Family Court Monday, Jan. 31.

No photo is available since the suspect is a minor.

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