15-year-old arrested for possession of dangerous weapon

Elkhart Police arrested a 15-year-old for possession of a danger weapon at Roosevelt Park Friday evening.

According to police, they were dispatched to Roosevelt Park at 8:45 p.m. Friday about a group of juveniles who may be in possession of a gun.

When officers arrived, one of the juveniles threw a backpack and fled.

Inside the back pack, officers found a handgun.

Through their investigation, detectives identified the juvenile and arrested him on September 23.

He faces one count of possession of a dangerous weapon.

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