Ohio man, 18, arrested after pulling out an AK-47 and ammo on the platform of Occasions Sq. subway station: Suspect had a fuel masks in his bag
- The suspect was arrested on Friday afternoon, a NYPD spokesman stated
An 18-year-old Ohio man was arrested after pulling out an AK-47 rifle on the platform of New York’s Time Sq. Subway station.
Police performing an inspection on Friday of the subway’s A/C/E line at forty second Avenue-Port Authority Bus Terminal Station noticed the suspect Friday afternoon as he was charging his cellphone along with his unloaded rifle protruding of his backpack on the bottom.
Police additionally discovered ammunition and a fuel masks in his again pack, NBC 4 reported.
Officers approached the person and questioned his intentions and the suspect claimed that he had a allow for the weapon from Ohio.
The 18-year-old was arrested with out incident, with police but to call him. The suspect is at the moment being interviewed at a close-by police station at Columbus Circle.
The FBI has been made conscious of the incident, however its brokers have but to get entangled within the investigation.
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Law enforcement officials on the platform of Occasions Sq. subway station in New York, the place a person was arrested with a gun and ammunition on Friday