Littlefield Police announced they have arrested a 17 year old of Littlefield and formerly of Lubbock early Sunday, September 2nd at approximately 4:00 am.
Reports from the Littlefield Police Department indicate that the 17 year old was seen by an officer early Sunday morning. He fled from officers, but was later apprehended by two officers from the Littlefield Police Department. He was brandishing what appeared to be a gun according to reports, the item was confirmed to be a semi-automatic handgun. Fortunately the teen was arrested without incident.
The teen was arrested and charged with Evading Arrest with previous convictions and Unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. He also was arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Lubbock for Burglary of a Vehicle.
Littlefield Police also reported that later in the day Saturday, officers received a report of a vehicle burglary in which a firearm was stolen from a vehicle in the 500 Block of East 11th street in Littlefield, it was confirmed that the firearm stolen was the firearm the teen was arrested with.
Police reports indicate that additional charges of a Burglary of a Vehicle and Theft of a Firearm were added to the charged filed against the 17 year old.