ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - Elmira Police arrested a 16 year old male after reports of him having a loaded handgun.

On Monday, EPD officers conducted an interview with the man at the 300 block of Wallace Place. Officers were able to verify that the male was in possession of a loaded handgun.

EPD says the gun was secured and he was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon.

He was then brought to a juvenile detention center and will return to Chemung County Court at a later date.