NEWPORT NEWS-A Newport News man is accused of bringing a gun on to the grounds of Sanford Elementary SchoolThursday morning.

Police received a call around 11:20AM Thursday of a man with a gun in the area of the school.

The call gave a description of the man and his clothing. Police officers located the man, 25-year-old AntonioDante Hopes, in the 200 block of Colony Road, near where he lived. Police say he was carrying a handgun in a holster.

Hopes is charged with illegally possessing a firearm on school grounds. He was booked into the Newport News City Jail.

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