A student is facing charges after bringing a BB gun to school Wednesday afternoon, according to state police.
School officials say a 13 year-old student claimed to have a handgun in his locker.
Troopers responded to the Pomfret Community School at 20 Pomfret Street and found an unloaded BB gun.
The school issued a message to parents, notifying them of the incident.
The student was released to his parents and will appear in Juvenile court.