BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – Bridgewater State University Police said a 22-year-old Brockton man was arrested Friday after he was seen with a long black rifle in the school's library.
According to the Brockton Enterprise, Christopher Tutkus was arraigned and ordered held on $2,500 bail following the incident.
The Enterprise reports that Tutkus was seen on campus swinging a long black object that appeared to be a rifle in a "menacing way."
Police said they received several calls after Tutkus entered the school's library with the butt of the gun apparently sticking out of his backpack.
The gun turned out to be a Nerf gun and according to the Enterprise, Tutkus told police he was carrying it as part of a "Humans v. Zombies" game. Officials said there was no active game of "Humans v. Zombies" being played at the time.
Police said they also found a seven-inch folding knife on Tutkus when he was arrested.
Tutkus was charged with disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and possession of a dangerous weapon.
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