NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 12-year-old boy was arrested after allegedly demanding a chicken nugget from a female classmate at gunpoint earlier this week.

The boy, a student at Harlem Democracy Prep School, first approached the girl and asked her for a Chicken McNugget inside a McDonald’s on East 103rd Street on Tuesday.

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The girl, also 12, refused to share and then walked to a nearby subway station.

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The boy followed her onto a 6 train and allegedly pulled out a gun, pointed it at her head and again demanded a McNugget, according to police.

The girl slapped the gun away and refused to hand over the food. She said she later saw the boy show the gun to a another teen on the train.

The victim reported the incident to school staff the following day and the boy was arrested at the school.

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The weapon was not recovered. It is unclear if it was real.