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Teenager had gun at food outlet in Merrylands
April 30, 2012
A TEENAGE boy who allegedly had a pistol in his hand as he was served at a fast-food outlet is facing weapons charges.
Police said the 17-year-old was allegedly spotted with the gun in his hand as he was being served at the outlet in Woodville Road, Merrylands, in Sydney's west about 6:40pm last night.
Officers attached to Operation Spartan stopped the Ford Falcon on Woodville Road and spoke to the teenage boy and his male passenger.
During a search of the car, police allegedly located a black pellet gun, hundreds of pellets and 11 knives.
The boys, aged 17, were arrested and taken to Parramatta Police Station for questioning.
The driver was later charged with possess unauthorised firearm, possess ammunition and having custody of a knife in a public place.
He was refused bail and is expected to appear in Parramatta Children's Court today.