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At about 11:20 pm on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, Officers assigned to District E-18 (Hyde Park) made an onsite arrest of Anthony Young, 21, of Lowell, Ma, following a radio call for a person with a gun in the area of 1377 Hyde Park Avenue, in Hyde Park.

Officers responded following a tip into Crime Stoppers tip line.  As Officer began to search the area, they observed a male, later identified as Young, matching the description provided to Crime Stoppers.

Officers conducted a pat frisk of the male, and as they attempted to pat-frisk the bag, Young became combative and made several attempts to pull the bag away from the Officers.  Officers were able to pat frisk the bag and felt an object consistent with the shape of a firearm.  Young was placed into custody without further incident. 

Officers removed a Stevens model 311, 12-gauge shotgun with an Obliterated Serial Number.

Anthony Young is to be charged with Possession of a Sawed-Off Shotgun, Possession of a Firearm with a Defaced Serial Number.

Anthony Young is to be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court.