Hamilton Township Police arrested a 13-year-old Mizpah boy for firing an imitation weapon at a school bus in Hamilton Township.

According to a release posted on the Facebook page of Hamilton Township Police, authorities responded to a complaint of a subject firing a weapon at a school bus in the Mizpah section of the township, just after 4pm Monday.

The report states:

Investigation revealed that a Sheppard Bus Company school bus was 
traveling in the area of Melvin Newton Blvd and Annapolis Ave. 
The school bus was occupied with numerous children returning 
from school.  A subject jumped out from behind a tree and fired 
projectiles from the imitation firearm at the bus striking it. 
No students were injured.  
A 13 year old male suspect from Mizpah, NJ was identified and
today he was charged with 3rd degree Possession of an Imitation 
Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose and 4th degree Unlawful Possession
of a Weapon.  He was released to a family member pending Juvenile Court.