Two teens were cited after concerned citizens reported seeing teenagers carrying a gun near East Towne Mall on Thursday, according to a release from Madison police.

Officers said they responded to the area at about 5:30 p.m. and found a 15-year-old, 14-year-old and two 12-year-olds. The officers found an Airsoft pistol under a tree near where the group was walking.

Two of the teens were cited for having a facsimile weapon.

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