ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A 30-year-old man was arrested by Elmira Police after they said he threatened someone while holding handgun in the morning hours of Wednesday, May 15th. As a result, James Jenkins was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, and menacing.

According to police, police initially responded after getting a report of an assault. Police say Jenkins threatened the victim while displaying a handgun in 300 block area of South Ave. As of the morning of May 15th, Jenkins was still awaiting arraignment in Elmira City Court.

Police are asking anyone with more information on the incident to contact the Elmira Police Department at (607) 737-5626 or leave a message on the anonymous tip line at (607) 271-HALT.