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New Canaan Teen Arrested On Fake-Weapon Charge

New Canaan police charged a local teen with brandishing a facsimile firearm on Wednesday, April 9.
New Canaan police charged a local teen with brandishing a facsimile firearm on Wednesday, April 9. Photo Credit: File

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- New Canaan police charged an 18-year-old man with carrying a facsimile firearm and breach of peace on Wednesday, April 9, according to newcanaanite.com.

Police received a call from a female motorist who allegedly saw the teen carrying what looked to be a firearm on Norwalk Road. When police responded, the firearm was revealed to be an unholstered BB gun, newcanaanite.com reported.

The suspect was released on $2,500 bond and will appear in court on Monday, April 21, newcanaanite.com said.

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