Man spotted with weapons at University Mall purchased them there, police say
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police say a man spotted carrying weapons at the University Mall in South Burlington legally purchased those items in a store there.
Tuesday, police asked the public for help identifying the man seen with two swords and a handgun in the mall parking lot.
Security guards spotted the man on surveillance cameras and officers searched the scene but were unable to find him.
Wednesday, investigators said the man reached out to them after seeing his picture in the media.
He said he purchased the swords and a pistol-style BB gun from a store inside the mall. That was corroborated by a store employee.
No criminal charges are anticipated.
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