Bronx man arrested with gun after attempting to jump subway turnstile in Manhattan

A Bronx man was found to have a gun after he was arrested for jumping over a subway station turnstile, according to police.

A Bronx man was found to have a gun after he was arrested for jumping over a subway station turnstile, according to police. (4/12/16)

THE BRONX - A Bronx man was found to have a gun after he was arrested for jumping over a subway station turnstile, according to police. 

They say 30-year-old Michael Leslie attempted to avoid paying the MTA fare in Manhattan by jumping over the turnstile.

Leslie was observed by two plain-clothed NYPD officers who quickly stopped him and placed him under arrest. 

Upon further investigation, the two officers found a loaded gun inside Leslie's jacket. 

He faces several charges including resisting arrest and criminal possession of a weapon. 

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