PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police say they have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was walking down a street with a loaded AR-15 rifle.
Police said Monday that the arrest happened over the weekend. A 19-year-old who police say was carrying a handgun was also arrested.
The department posted a picture of an officer with the seized guns on Twitter.
The 19-year-old faces a gun charge along with counts of terroristic threatening, reckless endangerment, and corruption of a minor. No charges have been announced for the 12-year-old.
The department urged parents to ensure that weapons are secured.