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Greenwood man accused of pointing gun at kids

A Greenwood man was arrested after police say he pointed a rifle at a group of kids in Harrington.

According to the Harrington Police Department, on Wednesday officers arrested 20-year-old Justin Williams on numerous weapons and aggravated menacing charges.

Around 6:30 p.m., officers were notified of an incident where a male suspect reportedly drove near where four juvenile victims were riding bicycles on West Mispillion Street.

As the vehicle approached the children, police say a male, later identified Williams, pointed a black rifle at the them.

The juveniles fled the scene and reported the incident to a parent who in turn called 911.

While officers were gathering information from two of the victims and a parent, they were notified of a witness who had attained a tag number from the suspect’s vehicle.

Officers were able to identify Williams as the suspect through the information provided by the witness.

Police made contact with Williams at his home in Greenwood where he was taken into custody without incident.

While on the scene, officers secured a black .22 caliber rifle.

Williams was transported to the Harrington Police Department on a slew of charges and was later committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of $50,000 cash bond.

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