One person arrested after firearms call in Saanich

One person arrested after firearms call in Saanich
Saanich Police officers arrested a man after receiving a firearms call Wednesday afternoon. Photo supplied by CHEK News.

One person has been arrested after Saanich Police responded to a firearms call on Wednesday afternoon.

Police told CHEK News that officers were called to the Uptown area after witnesses reported seeing an individual with a firearm just before 2:30 p.m.

Officers found a man matching the witness’s description a short distance away on Oak Street and found a replica firearm in his possession.

Police said the man is currently in custody and will be facing charges.

No injuries were reported.

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(CHEK News)

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