Man arrested for threatening woman, 10-year-old with gun in Merced park

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- A 19-year-old man is facing charges after threatening a 10-year-old boy and his mother with a gun in a north Merced park.

Police said the victim called 911 and gave officers a suspect description and their location.

Officers found Vincent Villafan along Daylight Drive not far from Merino Park.

After searching him, they found a stolen gun concealed in his waistband and arrested him.

Villafan was booked into the Merced County jail for terrorist threats, possession of a stolen firearm and brandishing a weapon.

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