WATCH: Boy Suspended From School For Making “Gun” Out Of A Pop-Tart

A 7-year-old was suspended for two days for his Pop Tart weapon

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Josh Welch was eating a Pop Tart when inspiration struck. “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 kinda,” the second grader told local Fox affiliate WBFF. When Josh’s teacher saw that he had eaten his breakfast pastry into the likeness of a weapon, Josh said, “She was pretty mad… and I think I was in big trouble.”

Josh’s father, B.J., was called and school officials reportedly told him that they considered Josh’s actions a threat because he said “bang, bang” while holding the breakfast pastry. The second grader was then suspended for two days. A note was sent home with every child at  Park Elementary School in Baltimore, MD., explaining the incident saying, “A student used food to make an inappropriate gesture.”

“I asked if was any one was hurt, they said no,” B.J. Welch told Baltimore’s Fox affiliate. “I would almost call it insanity. I mean with all the potential issues that could be dealt with at school — real threats, bullies – whatever the issue is. It’s a pastry.”

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