Teens arrested for weapons cache near schools

May 23, 2012 7:59:05 PM PDT
Two teens were arrested after a cache of weapons was found in a Lower East Side apartment.

Police were originally called to Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem K-12 school at 145 East Broadway for a report of two kids on an opposite roof with a rifle. As cops searched the area, a shot was fired. A custodian at PS 2, located around the corner, was hit with a BB gun.

As police were knocking on doors inside the opposite roof on 135 Henry Street, they found a 2nd floor apartment with two teens inside and a cache of weapons which included a blow dart gun, nun chucks, two BB rifles and knives. They were taken into custody.

Police are waiting on a search warrant to search the rest of the apartment.

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