Jumping the gun: Police stop subway turnstile jumper, find weapon

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Police found a revolver in a homeless teen girl’s bag after they arrested her for jumping a turnstile at a Bedford-Stuyvesant subway station on Sunday, according to a report.

Plainclothes officers spotted the 17-year-old attempting to bypass the gates at the Manhattan-bound C train platform at the Kingston–Throop avenues stop at around 3:20 pm, police said.

The cops approached the teen and asked for identification, but the girl — who police say is homeless — was unable to produce any, and they placed her under arrest, authorities said.

But when they subsequently searched her bag, the officers found an unloaded .32 caliber revolver inside, and slapped a weapons charge on top of the far evasion charge, according to a report.

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Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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jjm from c. hill says:
Unloaded & she's only 17. The charges arent gonna stick because she is still a minor. Dont be suprised if this case gets dropped or she just gets a slap on the wrist.
Oct. 5, 2015, 12:26 pm
Tea hood from bedstuy says:
Were her family!!!!may god bless her
Oct. 6, 2015, 10:23 pm
Wells from Bed stuy says:
In NYC your an adult Rikers got 16 year old
Oct. 10, 2015, 10:34 am

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