THERMAL ( — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has been detained after allegedly pointing a replica handgun at another student on a school campus in Thermal.

The unidentified teen was booked into juvenile hall on Friday afternoon after deputies were called to Toro Canyon Middle School.

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They were alerted by school staff after a student reported the Thursday incident.

The school was subsequently placed on lockdown while authorities searched the premises for the student.

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The student, a male juvenile from Coachella, was taken into custody without incident.

“During a search of his backpack, a silver lighter made to closely resembled a small revolver was locate,” deputies said in a statement issued by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

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Anyone with more information about this case was asked to call Deputy Juan Garcia at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station at (760) 863-8990.