NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk Police will not press charges against a deputy who left his gun inside a dressing room at The Gallery at Military Circle Monday afternoon.
Chris Amos with the Norfolk Police Department said officers were dispatched to the mall after a customer reported to loss prevention at Macy's that a gun was in one of the dressing rooms around 12:40 p.m.
Officers recovered the gun, which was loaded, Amos told WAVY.com.
Tuesday, Amos said the owner of the gun contacted Macy's as soon as he realized it was missing Monday afternoon. The gun was legally owned.
Paula Miller with the Norfolk Sheriff's Office said the gun was registered to a deputy.
"The deputy realized as soon as he returned home that he had left his weapon behind and immediately notified the store and the Norfolk Sheriff's Office's Professional Standards Division," Miller said.
Disciplinary action was taken against the deputy.
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