15-Year-Old Used BB Gun During New London Robbery: Police - NBC Connecticut

15-Year-Old Used BB Gun During New London Robbery: Police

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    New London Police arrested a teenager who they said used a BB gun during an armed robbery on Tuesday.

    Officers were called to a report of an armed robbery on Governor Winthrop Boulevard around 3:09 p.m.

    Police said they learned the suspect displayed a gun and threatened the victims. Officers were also given a description of the suspect.

    Officers quickly located the suspect, a 15-year-old boy, and a police K-9 was able to locate the gun used, later identified as a BB gun.

    The 15-year-old was arrested and is facing charges including carrying a dangerous weapon, threatening, reckless endangerment and breach of peace.

    The investigation is ongoing.

    If you have information about the incident, you're encouraged to call New London Police at (860) 447-5269 ext. 0. Anonymous information can also be submitted through the New London Tips 411 system by texting "NLPDTip" plus the information to Tip411 (847411).

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