Teen accused of pointing BB gun at school bus

Suffolk police say a Centereach teen was arrested after he pointed a weapon at a school bus.

Suffolk police say a Centereach teen was arrested after he pointed a weapon at a school bus.

Suffolk police say a Centereach teen was arrested after he pointed a weapon at a school bus. (9/25/16)

CENTEREACH - Suffolk police say a Centereach teen was arrested after he pointed a weapon at a school bus.

Police say it happened shortly before 3 p.m. on Sept. 21. A 17-year-old allegedly threatened to shoot another student while riding on the bus following a dispute.

The teen got off the bus on Garden Street and then pointed what appeared to be a handgun at the bus. Following an investigation, police say it was determined that the weapon was a BB gun without a red tip.

The teen, whose identity wasn't released, was arrested on Friday. He is charged with three counts of second-degree menacing.

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