New Bedford Police have arrested a juvenile and taken another illegal gun off the streets.

According to a release, the arrest happened last Thursday in the vicinity of the Temple Landing Development.

Police detectives encountered a group of males near the Middle Street/Chancery St. intersection, and discovered a firearm loaded with seven rounds of ammunition.

 

A juvenile suspect was arrested and charged with illegally carrying a loaded firearm, and possession of ammunition. Police say the serial number on the weapon was defaced.

If you have any information regarding weapons or potential violence, New Bedford Police are asking you call their tip line anonymously at 508-99-crime or leave a tip at the department website.