Police: Photo of boys with replica firearms on social media warned not to go to school
NORTH BEND, Ore. - A photo posted on social media showed two boys holding replica firearms with a caption warning people not to go to school, the North Bend Police Department said.
The post resulted in multiple reports to police around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Officers identified the boys in the photo and contacted them.
The boys told officers the post was intended as a joke, police said.
Officers seized the replica firearms and referred the case to the Coos County Juvenile Department.
Police said neither boy is currently enrolled in local schools.