Bloomington Police arrested a 16 year old for illegally possessing a handgun.
On Wednesday, February 7, Bloomington Police were in the area of Allin and MacArthur, when two officers saw two subjects walking on foot.
While one male was being patted down for weapons, the officer felt a gun in the pocket of the suspect. While placing the male in handcuffs, the male fled on foot. During the foot pursuit, the male threw the handgun and was taken into custody.
The 16 year old faces two charges including unlawful possession of a gun.
The teenager was transported to the McLean County Juvenile Detention Center.