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Teen Arrested for Pointing Weapon at School Bus

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Suffolk County Police have arrested a Centereach teenager after he pointed what appeared to be a handgun at a school bus in Centereach.

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Following a dispute, a 17-year-old male threatened to shoot another student while riding on the bus on September 21.

Centereach, NY - September 25, 2016 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Centereach teenager after he pointed what appeared to be a handgun at a school bus in Centereach.

Following a dispute, a 17-year-old male threatened to shoot another student while riding on the bus on September 21. The teenager exited the bus on Garden Street and pointed what appeared to be a handgun at the bus.

Following an investigation, it was determined that the weapon was a bb gun without a red tip.

The 17-year-old Centereach male was arrested by Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers on September 23 and charged with three counts of Menacing 2nd Degree. He was issued a desk appearance ticket and scheduled for arraignment at a later date.

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