Teen taken into custody with toy gun

Teen taken into custody with toy gun

Cleveland Police took a 15-year-old into custody at a busy park after they say the teen was waving a toy gun around.

Steve Loomis with the Cleveland Police Patrolman's Association tells 19 Action News the teen was waving the toy gun Tuesday evening at Sunrise Pool in Mercedes Cotner Park near West 97th Street and Maywood.

Loomis says the park was busy with kids playing on the slides, swings and basketball court.

Loomis says the teen complied with police orders and was taken into custody without incident and released to his parents.

Police say the teen will be charged with facsimile of a firearm.

Copyright 2015 WOIO. All rights reserved.