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7 year old suspended for Pop Tart Gun?

7 year old suspended for Pop Tart Gun?
Posted March 4th, 2013 @ 8:31am


A 7-year-old Maryland boy was suspended from school for two days for shaping  a breakfast pastry into what his teacher thought looked like a gun, according to  his father. reports that Josh Welch, a second-grader at Park  Elementary School in Baltimore, was eating a strawberry tart when he decided to  shape it into a mountain.

"All I was trying to do was turn it into a mountain but, it didn't look like  a mountain really and it turned out to be a gun [kind of]," Josh told the  station.

Josh, who suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, said his  teacher was visibly mad when she saw that the pastry looked like a gun,  according to the report.

The boy's dad, who was not identified in the report, was later notified that  Josh had been suspended for two days for fashioning the pastry into a  gun.

A letter was sent home with students explaining that "a student used food to  make an inappropriate gesture," the station reported.

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