A man Bristol Police say was acting suspiciously at the Walmart on Farmington Avenue Tuesday has been arrested.
Police say 21 year old Anthony Perez of Bridgeport had been hanging around the store most of the day.He had asked an employee whether the store had an alarm system and allegedly told the employee he had a firearm and wanted to know if there were metal detectors that would go off if he went into the store with the weapon.
When Officers arrived just after 3:30pm Perez was located in the food court. he had a pistol in his waistband that turned out to be a B-B gun.When told he was going to be arrested,Police say Perez became combative.
Perez has been charged with Breach of Peace,Resisting Arrest,and Felony Possession of a Firearm.He is being held in lieu of $50,000 bond for a Wednesday appearance in Bristol Superior Court.