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Teen taken into custody at Fall Fest on weapons charges

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Evansville Police arrested a 15-year-old on several weapons charges after he was involved in a verbal dispute with another juvenile at the Fall Festival.

After officers separated the two, a witness told police that the suspect had threatened to get a gun from his car and come back.

Officers were able to watch the suspect as he walked to his car.

During the investigation into the threat, officers found a handgun in the suspect's car. The serial number had been filed off.

The juvenile was arrested for Possession of a Handgun by a Child, Possession of a Handgun Without a Permit within 1,000 feet of a School, and Possession of a Handgun with an Altered Serial Number.

He was placed at the Youth Care Center.

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