Mayor: Man with fake AK-47 arrested in Great Falls Park

The suspect was cornered by police in Great Falls Park after being spotted by U.S. Park Rangers.

News 12 Staff

May 27, 2023, 10:20 AM

Updated 394 days ago

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Authorities say a man in Paterson was taken into custody after a gun scare.
Mayor Andre Sayegh tells News 12 the suspect had a fake AK-47. 
He was cornered by police in Great Falls Park after being spotted by U.S. Park Rangers.
Area schools went into lockdown as police took the suspect into custody. 
There is no word yet on the suspect's identity. 


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