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Man with BB gun questioned near Hagerstown school

Wednesday - 2/6/2013, 4:15pm  ET

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Police in Hagerstown are questioning a man who was carrying a BB gun near a public school.

Lt. Paul Kifer told The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown ( Wednesday that police are satisfied the man meant no harm to Winter Street Elementary School or the children inside.

He says the man was walking along the street carrying a BB rifle shortly before noon. He wore a mask that partly covered his face.

Kifer says the mask may have been for protection from the cold.

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