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Teens were hanging out in the back of the Codman Square post office with loaded gun, stolen Bluebike, police say

Boston Police report arresting two teens on gun charges and a third on a charge of receiving stolen property behind the post office at 554 Washington St. Wednesday morning.

According to police, officers were dispatched around 9:45 a.m.:

Officer were informed by the operations dispatcher that a juvenile male was observed holding a firearm while in the company of two other juvenile males near the rear door of the Post Office. Due to the possibility of a weapon being present, officers pat frisked the males and immediately recover a loaded Walter PK380 firearm with one round in the chamber and 6 rounds in the magazine. one additional loose round fell to the ground for a total of eight rounds. The 14-year-old of Dorchester was also in possession of a Boston Bluebike which had been reported stolen.

A 17 year old, from Braintree, and a15 year old, from Providence, were charged with being delinquent for unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, police say.

A 14 year old, from Dorchester, was charged with being delinquent for buying or receiving stolen property, police say.



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How do you steal one? I thought it locked out the hub when an unauthorized user tried to use it or something?

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Alas no you are thinking of Lime or other dockless system. Often times people may return a bluebike and not pay attention to if it is fully docked, or sometimes they will leave it next to a station if its full. In those instances, enterprising folks will take advantage.

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