A man is in custody after creating a scene at a charter school in Moab on Wednesday. 

At about 4:29 p.m. Moab City Police Department responded to a charter to located near 358 East 300 South after they received reports of a suspicious man on at the school.

Officials say the man entered a room filled with staff, parents, and students who were preparing the room for an event.

Those in the room started feeling concerned for their safety when the man started acting erratically. 

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper found the man walking away from the area of the school and detained him.

Police say the trooper found a gun in his backpack after searching him.  

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