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Teen arrested after showing off weapon

December 31, 2008 10:58:51 AM PST
A teenager is in serious legal trouble for allegedly showing off an assault weapon while riding a Metrolink train.Sheriff's deputies arrested the 15-year-old boy when the train reached the Santa Clarita station on Wednesday after he reportedly bragged about his weapon to a passenger.

The passenger alerted the conductor, and deputies said they found a fully automatic assault weapon in his backpack, with its serial numbers filed off.

The boy was on probation for prior offenses. He is currently being held at a juvenile facility.


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