UPDATE: Charges dismissed.
Boston Police report arresting an alleged yutz who thought it was a good idea to try to get on an MBTA bus wearing a bandolier filled with what looked like actual bullets Friday afternoon.
Police responded to Cambridge Street and Harvard Avenue around 4:20 p.m. on reports from a 66 bus whose driver had pulled over after noticing alarmed passengers - several of whom were busy calling 911 - because of the alleged bandito.
The driver stated that the passengers were in a panic, fearing that the suspect was about to pull out a weapon. The suspect, later identified as Kevin Young, 26, of Watertown, exited the bus and was stopped by police on Penniman Road at which time it was discovered that the ammunition was fake. Officers recovered 69 replica bullets in all. The suspect was wearing what was described as spiked fighting gloves and spiked leather bracelets.
Young faces arraignment Monday in Brighton Municipal Court on charges of unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawfully carrying a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.