Officials had cautioned that the “armed and harmful burglar” was within the Dick’s Sports at the Square One Mall in Saugus, about 10 miles northeast of Boston.
A 16-year-old boy charged with entering an outdoor goods store and swiping a gun in a mall outdoors Boston is at child custody Monday following a search that extended on for hrs, police announced.
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The mall will stay closed until further notice, Fox 25 Boston reported. Officials in the mall authored on Twitter they’d announce a dent time later.
Shoppers were advised to “steer clear of the mall area at the moment,Inch the Saugus Police Department stated inside a statement.
Entrances and exits towards the mall were blocked.
Saugus Police Chief Dominic DiMella stated police saw the suspect having a “lengthy gun,” however the gun is not retrieved yet, Fox 25 reported.