Teen, who pulled gun, to be charged as juvenile delinquent

NEW ROCHELLE – A 17-year-old, who pulled a gun on and adult and child and threatened them in broad daylight, has been arrested and the weapon recovered.

New Rochelle Police said the incident occurred on November 9 just before 1 p.m. in the vicinity of Coligni Avenue and Mt. Joy Place.

The young man pulled a silver semi-automatic handgun and displayed it in a menacing fashion at the victims before fleeing as a passenger in a Jeep.

The suspect was stopped a short time later in a taxicab in Mount Vernon where he was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.

The gun was recovered by Mount Vernon Police.

Due to the “rai9se the age” laws, the 17-year-old suspect was charged as a juvenile and will be adjudicated through family court.

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