Lost man with gun leads to brief scare on Riverton Main St.

Sep 10, 2017 From staff reports

Police responded at about 10 a.m. Wednesday to reports regarding a man with a gun in the 400 block of East Main Street.

The man was seen toting a handgun while looking in store windows.

The scare led a heavily armed police force to swarm the busy retail location before discovering the man's true intentions: The man was simply looking for a pawn shop in order to sell his weapon.

Police were seen laughing with the man after all parties realized the misunderstanding.

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