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MIDDLETON, Idaho (AP) - A southwest Idaho boy who brought what turned out to be a toy gun to class leading to a 45-minute search by police and two school lockdowns has been suspended.
    
Middleton School District Superintendent Rich Bauscher says the second-grader at Middleton Heights Elementary School will get a two-day suspension and possibly longer.
    
Bauscher says the student on Tuesday didn't point the toy gun at anyone or threaten anyone.
    
The school called police at about 8 a.m. Tuesday when another second-grader told a teacher about spotting a possible handgun while riding a school bus.
    
Bauscher says officials thought the gun might have belonged to an older student so both Middleton Middle School and the nearby Atlas alternative high school were locked down before the toy was found at the elementary school.

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