BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport officials say the city is bringing back its gun buyback program.

Police will offer up to $200 for a working handgun and up to $400 for an assault rifle.

The first buyback event will be this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Police Training Academy on Newfield Avenue.

Mayor Bill Finch and police will hold a news conference today to discuss the program.