Community Complaint Leads to Arrest For Illegal Gun

Police officers responding to a community complaint arrested an armed man and recovered a firearm last Friday. Members of the 67 Precinct’s Anti-Crime team were deployed to the vicinity of New York Avenue and Foster Avenue after a complaint that a large disorderly crowd was blocking the sidewalk. Police Officer Veve approached a man at the location after observing him place a firearm under his jacket. The suspect fled, but was arrested after a short foot pursuit. A loaded .22 cal revolver was recovered at the scene.

Arrested: Male 16

Charges: Criminal Possession of a Weapon