HARTFORD — Three teenagers were arrested for allegedly trying to steal three scooters.
Two 16-year olds from New Britain and Bloomfield were arrested, charged with third degree criminal trespass and released because of their age. The 16-year-old from New Britain was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit along with third degree criminal trespass. He was referred to Hartford Juvenile Court, police said.
The names and addresses of the two 16 year olds were not released because of their ages, police said.
The third suspect, Jack Rodriguez, 19, of 114 Vanderbilt St., West Hartford, was arrested and charged with third degree criminal trespass.
Hartford police said police responded Sunday at about 5: 30 p.m. when a resident called to say three teenagers were in the backyard at 9 Wyllys St. attempting to cut the chain off three scooters.
Police said they found three teenagers trying to take three scooters. Officers arrived and secured a 16 year old from New Britain, a 16 year of from Bloomfield, and a 19-year old from West Hartford.
During a frisk of the 16 year old from New Britain, officers found a loaded Bryco .380 semi-automatic firearm, police said.