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Police arrest teen with gun stolen from Lafourche Parish

Tevin Arbuthnot (Source: NOPD) Tevin Arbuthnot (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans Police arrested a 17-year-old for having a stolen handgun. 

Investigators said they received a call Wednesday morning about a group of school-aged kids hanging around the front of a house in the 10000 block of Lake Forrest Boulevard. 

When they searched Tevin Arbuthnot, they said they found a handgun in his jacket pocket. Police said Arbuthnot took off running to try to get away from them. He was arrested less than a block away. 

Police booked Arbuthnot on charges of illegal carrying of a handgun and possession of a stolen handgun.

The officers later found out that the gun was reported stolen from Lafourche Parish. 

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