SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — Police in San Mateo on Friday evening announced the arrest of a 16-year-old boy after he brandished a loaded firearm towards a shopper at a mall.

On Friday afternoon shortly before 2 p.m., San Mateo police officers arrested the juvenile after he had intimidated an individual inside the Hillsdale Shopping Center with the loaded handgun.

A witness positively identified the juvenile to police after he saw the juvenile brandish a gun while intimidating a shopper. The juvenile was immediately located and arrested by police.

The was transported to San Mateo County Juvenile Hall and booked on a multiple of charges including carrying a concealed firearm, altering a firearm’s serial number, carrying a loaded firearm in public and violating juvenile probation.

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