Police arrested three teenagers near Sharp Park Golf Course earlier this week on suspicion of illegal weapons charges, authorities said.
Police responding to an 8:13 p.m. report on Monday of two males on the golf course carrying rifles and wearing camouflage colored cloths over their faces spotted four males running away when they arrived on the scene, the Pacifica Police department said in a statement.
Police said they caught the teens on Clarendon Levee, and found weapons they believe the suspects ditched on the golf course.
The teens were playing with Airsoft guns that resemble actual firearms with orange safety tips removed, police said.
Police arrested Alwin Szeto; 18 of Pacifica, Joseph Santiago, 19 of San Bruno, and a 17-year-old whose name was withheld. A fourth suspect was released in the custody of his parents.
Szeto was arrested on suspicion of removing required coloration from imitation firearm.
Santiago was arrested on suspicion of possession of a switchblade knife.
The juvenile was arrested on suspicion of removing required coloration from imitation firearm.
The suspects were cited and released.