Police: Bronx teacher tried to sell rifle, ammo

A Bronx teacher has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell a rifle and more than 500 rounds of ammunition to an undercover officer.

According to published reports, 41-year-old George Digilio tried to sell a .22-caliber semiautomatic rifle and the ammunition in several phone conversations with the officer.

Digilio is a special education teacher at P.S. 117 in Melrose. He faces several weapons charges.

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