Teen felon faces weapons charges

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Norfolk Police have charged four people after a gun was brandished at a bus stop Friday morning.

Chris Amos with the Norfolk Police Department said officers were dispatched to the area of Goff Street and Fremont Street around 7 a.m. for a report of a suspect in a vehicle brandishing a gun at the bus stop.

By the time officers arrived, the vehicle, described as a silver Nissan, had left the scene. The school resource officer at Granby High School spotted the vehicle in a faculty parking lot at the school.

Amos said the officer stopped the vehicle and four male suspects were detained without incident. A firearm was also located.

As a result, Jayvon Reap, 18, Karon Sykes, 18, and a 17-year-old teenager were all charged with trespassing on school property. The fourth occupant of the car, a 17-year-old male, was charged with possession of weapon on school grounds, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm underage, brandishing a firearm, trespassing on school property and driving without a license.

Reap and Sykes were released on misdemeanor summonses. The teen facing the weapons charges will be held at the Norfolk Detention Center.

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