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Rideshare driver threated with gun after alleged traffic violation on Shoreline Boulevard

The 36-year-old perpetrator has been arrested.

A 36-year-old man was arrested for exhibiting a firearm and assault with a firearm after threatening a female rideshare driver on Aug. 29, according to a police statement posted on Nextdoor.

Mountain View dispatchers received a call just after 7 p.m. from a rideshare driver who said a man threatened her with a gun after they got into an argument about an alleged traffic violation that occurred on the 200 block of Shoreline Boulevard, police said.

Officers arrived on the scene within a few minutes of the call and detained the man outside of his relatives house on the same block. The officers entered the house and found a gun in plain view in one of the rooms, police said.

The man was arrested and booked into Santa Clara County Jail, police said.

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