Teens cited after bringing replica gun to Walmart in Forest Park, police say

CHICAGO (CBS) — A piece of gun caused quite a scare at a Walmart in Forest Park on Sunday.

Police were called to the store after someone saw a boy pull what appeared to be a weapon from his waistband.

Some witnesses understandably thought it was real and started running out of the store.

Forest Park Police responded to a call of a person with a gun, but instead found two juveniles with the replica gun. Police got the call from Walmart Loss Prevention just before 8 p.m.

They responded to the store at 1300 Desplaines Avenue, where security said one juvenile appeared to have handed a gun to the other, who put it in his waistband, Chief Ken Gross said.

The two who were seen on video and were stopped at the store when the replica gun was found.

Both were charged with disorderly conduct violations and released at the scene to a guardian, police said.

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