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Web Exclusive: The dangers police face with real-looking toy guns

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(CBS/CNN) - As if police officers don't already have enough to deal with, now they are dealing with toy air guns that look very much like the real thing.  There are even some real guns that look fake!


There are guns, like a 50 caliber Desert Eagle pistol that are the real deal and then another that looks just like it, is not.
Then there's a pink shotgun Oklahoma Police showed off.  It may look like a toy, but its not.
In fact, it will fire a lethal round. That's why fake guns can cause a real problem for police

"From a distance it looks like the real thing and most importantly when its pointed at you, you can't tell its not the real thing," says Dexter Nelson, Oklahoma Police Dept.  Police say if you do get a fake gun for your kids, monitor them, do not let them go out in a public place with them because you never know if they can be mistaken for a real weapon. 

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