Student arrested after setting off device

Posted at: 05/15/2013 5:47 PM
By: staff

A Los Lunas High School student was arrested Wednesday after an explosive device went off in the school hallway.

Albuquerque Police Department’s Bomb Squad was called out shortly after noon after the explosion. The school tells KOB Eyewitness News 4 the device was basically a small bottle filled with cleaning solution that can explode under pressure.

School officials say an 11th grade student set it off. Five additional explosive items were also found on him.

The student will likely be suspended.