Police: Teen with loaded gun found in stadium at Pennsylvania high school football game

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Police say a teenager with a loaded firearm was arrested at a high school football stadium during a game in eastern Pennsylvania.

Bethlehem police said in a statement that the arrest was made Friday night at the Bethlehem Area School District stadium, where a game between Easton Area High School and Liberty High School was going on.

Police said officers spotted teen reported as a runaway and stopped him as he tried to flee, and they found a loaded handgun in his waistband.

LehighValleyLive reports that Liberty’s principal said the teen was 17 and not a current student, and no threat was made regarding the weapon.

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