Lost gun found at restaurant

WESTFIELD – While it may be understandable for a customer to leave a hat, or even a wallet, when departing a restaurant, it harder to understand how a person could leave a pistol behind.
West Springfield police came to the city’s police station Friday morning to deliver a pistol that an Elizabeth Avenue resident left at a restaurant in their city.
Officer Michael Bradley reports that West Side police said that the man had eaten at a Riverdale Street restaurant and, after he left, the management discovered that he had left a .22 caliber automatic pistol in the booth where he had been seated.
The pistol was surrendered to city police who report that the owner’s license to carry a firearm will be reviewed.

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