WANTAGH - A toy gun was found after rumors of a weapon in the building prompted a lockout situation at Wantagh High School today.
The incident began shortly after 9 a.m. when police say a faculty member overheard a student make a comment involving a gun.
The school was put on alert and students were confined to their classrooms while police conducted a search of the building and opened students' lockers.
Police say they found a bright-colored plastic toy gun inside one of the lockers.
Investigators say they determined that there was no criminality involved, and the lockout was lifted.
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