A juvenile was arrested with a loaded handgun stolen out of Connecticut after being stopped by officers in Western Massachusetts.
The 17-year-old teen boy was stopped around 10:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, when members of the Springfield Police Department in Hampden County spotted him remove the firearm from his sweatshirt pocket and then put it back in.
The teen was with a group that had gathered on Main Street. When detained, police recovered the gun from the teen; the others were released, said Ryan Walsh, spokesman for the Springfield Police Department.
The name of the teen was withheld due to his age.
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