22-Year-Old With Gun Caught & Arrested Near Polo Park

22-Year-Old With Gun Arrested

WINNIPEG - Police respond to Polo Park area after receiving a call about a man carrying a gun.

Police said Friday at 10:30AM they spotted a man enter Polo Park mall. Officers gave chase and took the man into custody in an adjacent parking lot. The man was in possession of a black handgun-style pellet gun and bolt-cutters.

Police now believe that the man had first stolen a pair of shoes from a nearby business. Then went to another business and tried to steal a locked bicycle using the bolt-cutters. He then pointed the weapon at a person who had confronted him at which point the suspect took off on foot.

A 22-year-old man from Winnipeg has been arrested for:

  • Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  • Possession of a Weapon
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Mischief Under $5,000/Obstruct in Enjoyment
  • Theft Under $5000

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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