WHITMAN, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a student found a rusty bullet casing at a Whitman school Monday, officials said.

Officers responding to reports of a bullet found at the John H. Duval Elementary School at 1:40 p.m. were told a student had found the casing on the playground earlier that afternoon. Police determined the casing to be a rusted, broken piece of a .32 caliber bullet and decided not to disrupt the school day, officials said.

Police are investigating the casing. No other information was immediately available.

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