Thanks to a tip from a concerned resident, Stafford Township Police were able to track down a 15-year-old boy with a loaded gun and a folding knife at a local neighborhood park.

Police say that Wednesday evening they were notified about someone at the park - dressed in all black clothing with white shoes was at the park, displaying a handgun.

When police arrived at Ocean Acres Park, they found the boy, who had loaded, black Beretta 9MM handgun and a folding knife. He was arrested and charged with 2nd & 4th-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. He was taken to Ocean County Juvenile Detention Center, where he remains in custody.

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Because of the boy's age, police have not released his name.

The incident remains under investigation.

SOURCE: Stafford Township NJ Police Department.

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