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Toronto police responding to gun call finds cutout of Arnold Schwarzenegger instead

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger watches a model of a robot for a promotion of his latest film "Terminator Genisys" during a press conference at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 2, 2015. .
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger watches a model of a robot for a promotion of his latest film "Terminator Genisys" during a press conference at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 2, 2015. . Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo

TORONTO – A movie character made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger caused a gun scare in Toronto on Wednesday night.

Police tweeted at about 9 p.m. that they were responding to a call about a man seen with a gun in a neighbourhood near the downtown core.

After scouring the area, police discovered that the man with a gun was actually a cutout of the actor’s character in “The Terminator.”

The police tweet read: “Police on scene have located a Terminator cutout holding a gun.”

The tweet also included a nod to Schwarzenegger’s famous catchphrase with the added hastag “IllBeBack.”

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