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San Francisco Police Arrest Juvenile Suspect Wielding Assault Rifle

 

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MEDIA RELATIONS UNIT

 

April 19, 2011  
11-038 

 

San Francisco Police Arrest Juvenile Suspect Wielding Assault Rifle

   

 

 

San Francisco Police arrested a juvenile suspect toting an assault rifle in The City’s Ingleside District.

 

In this incident at approximately 4:12PM, several citizens called police stating a juvenile male was possibly aiming an assault rifle at passersby’s in the area of San Jose Avenue and 30th Street.

 

Ingleside Police District plainclothes officers responded to the area of San Jose Avenue and 30th Street. The officers saw the suspect and observed him discard the assault rifle.

 

The plain clothes officers, along with uniformed back up gave chase of the suspect subsequently taking him into custody.  Taken into custody was a juvenile male, 14 a resident of Oakland, CA.

 

The assault rifle was also recovered and booked into evidence.

 

Due to the officers’ quick response and observation skills, they were able to arrest the suspect and recover a violent assault weapon off the streets of San Francisco.

  

 

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Last updated: 4/20/2011 2:24:40 PM