Bath police charged a 14-year-old boy with criminal threatening after he allegedly threatened people outside the Bath Area YMCA with what turned out to be a BB gun.

Police responded to the YMCA on Centre Street for a report of a male with a handgun threatening people. The YMCA went into lockdown, according to Bath Police Lt. Robert Savary.

Police arrived within a few minutes and found a 14 year old male from Bath with a BB gun that resembled a handgun.

“There were people he threatened outside of the YMCA with this BB gun,” a press release states. The juvenile was charged with criminal threatening, a Class D crime.

The 14 year old was taken to Bath Police Department for booking. He was then transported to Long Creek Juvenile Development Center in South Portland. He is scheduled to appear in West Bath District court on Dec. 4.

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