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An antique gun has been handed over to police following an incident at an education centre in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.
Police were contacted by a member of staff at Suffolk County Council over reports that a teacher had brought a gun into class.
A spokesman for Suffolk Police said:
"The same day, officers were dispatched to speak to the students, who confirmed that an antique gun had been shown to students by their teacher.
"The teacher was visited by officers who searched his home address for any unlawful firearms and questioned him in relation to the alleged offence.
"A de-commissioned, antique firearm was voluntarily surrendered to firearms officers for further inspection and words of advice were given to the teacher."
An investigation is on going.
A member of staff at an education establishment in Bury St Edmunds is being investigated for allegedly holding a gun to the head of a pupil.
Suffolk Police say they've spoken to a man about the allegations and are liaising with the education authorities to find out if an offence has taken place.