Cops: Branford Teen Yelled 'He Has a Gun!' as a Goof at Milford Mall

Arrest information provided by the Milford Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

A Branford teenager was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly yelling "He has a gun!" in the food court of the Westfield Connecticut Post Shopping Mall in Milford.

Alex Hopkins, age 19 of Branford, later admitted to making the statement, saying he was only joking at the time, according to Milford Police.

Hopkins was charged with second degree breach of peace.

He was released on a promise to appear in court on February 13th, 2013.

Questions about this police report can be forwarded to ryan.sartor@patch.com.


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