FREMONT -- A donation by a private citizen will allow the Fremont Police Department to host a gun buy back for residents of Fremont, Newark and Union City, the department announced Thursday.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 16 at the Fremont Fire training facility, 7200 Stevenson Blvd., police said. Guns will be bought back on a first-come, first-served basis, police said. The amount of money to be offered was not provided.

The citizen who made the donation has asked to remain anonymous, police said.

The department plans to release more information about the event next week.

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