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Man threatens four with a loaded gun near Ross Playground in Hyde Park, police say

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he used a loaded gun to menace four people on Reddy Avenue, just outside an entrance to Ross Playground, on Friday night.

Police say Trevon Sands, 20, fled the area around 8:40 p.m. Officers responding to a 911 call found him nearby on Edwardston Street:

Sands proceeded to flee on foot while grabbing the front of his waistband. After a brief foot chase Sands was safely apprehended while attempting to jump over a back yard fence.

Police say officers recovered a loaded Smith & Wesson revolver.

Sands was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession by means of a dangerous weapon and carrying a rifled or shotgun on a public way, police say.

Innocent, etc.



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Parents of little kids who want to take them to the park have to go into full Grizzly Mama Bear mode. Shit's not right.

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