London Police have laid charges after a disturbance in the northwest end of the city involving a replica handgun.
Police were called at approximately 7:10 p.m. on Sunday about two males threatening people in the area of Brunswick Crescent and Brunswick Avenue.
The report suggested one male was possibly in possession of a handgun.
Officers were dispatched to the area and at approximately 7:25 p.m., they located and arrested two males in relation to the investigation.
A replica handgun was recovered at the scene, and two adult males were charged with Criminal Code of Canada offences.
A 20-year-old man from London faces the following charges:
- Threats to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(2);
- Carry a concealed weapon, contrary to section 90(2);
- Weapons dangerous, contrary to section 88(1);
- Breach of recognizance, contrary to section 145(3);
- Use firearm in commission of an offence, contrary to section 85.2;
- Assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267(a); and
- Assault police, contrary to section 270(1)(a).
An 18-year-old from Komoka faces the following charge:
- Threats to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(2).
Thankfully, no one was hurt.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com