NYC School Stops 9-Year-Old Menace With 2-Inch Toy Gun

02.04.10 Bucky Turco

*Feb 03 - 00:05* Demonstrating their zero-tolerance policy towards LEGOs, a school in Staten Island almost suspended 9-year-old Patrick Timoney for playing with a tiny plastic toy gun at lunch. The principal swiftly detained the boy and alerted the parents, who are fuming a the overreaction. Still, the boy says he’s learned his lesson and agreed to give up his criminal ways: “I’m never bringing a toy to school again.” |NYDN|