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No Charges For Vermont Teen Who Brought Arsenal Of Weapons To School

10/17/2013 02:01 pm ET

A teen who brought an arsenal of weapons to a Vermont school won't be charged, according to multiple reports.

The 17-year-old student, who is not being named, had a rifle, two shotguns, a .45-caliber handgun, a machete, two knives, two stun guns and ammunition in his car when he brought the vehicle to be repaired at the school auto shop at Northwest Technical Center in St. Albans, Vt., on Sept. 30, according to local CBS affiliate WCAX-TV.

A teacher found the weapons after opening the student's glove box while looking for registration, the outlet said. The car was in the parking lot.

Despite the alarming amount of weaponry in the car, the teen isn't being charged with a crime. In Vermont, it's legal to bring guns onto school property as long as you don't intend to cause harm to another person.

"The law exists because of Vermont's rural hunting community," Franklin Central Supervisory Union superintendent Julie Regimbald told The Huffington Post. "But it's an older law. Given the climate of what's happened in the country recently, we may need to re-examine that."

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