HARTFORD, Conn, (WTNH) — On Wednesday June 28, the Hartford Police Department apprehended a 14-year-old who was carrying a .22 caliber handgun.
HPD Patrol Officers safely approach and disarm a Hartford child who was concealing gun. Child refered to Juvy & will likely be released. pic.twitter.com/aMm8c2cBYW
— D/C Foley (@LtFoley) June 29, 2017
According to Police, officers responded at 8:43 p.m. on Wednesday night for the report of a suspicious person with a gun. When officers arrived to the Hyland Park area of New Britain Avenue, they observed a male suspect holding his waistband area where officers could see the “print” of a firearm.
After a brief detention, Police recovered a Chiappa .22 caliber handgun and debriefed the juvenile by the VRT team.