Man arrested with loaded rifle at Abbotsford Airport

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A man has been arrested after carrying a loaded rifle and ammunition around Abbotsford Airport.

Police say they received a call at 3:30 p.m. Sunday about a man in the airport who was possibly in possession of a weapon.

The man was seen with a rifle bag when he interacted with airport staff and management.

Officers responded to the airport immediately and found the 28-year-old man in the washroom. He was taken into custody and did have a loaded SKS rifle and ammunition in his possession.

Police say they are continuing to investigate.

The photo of the rifle posted by one of the Abbotsford Police members on Twitter: 

Abbotsford Airport SKS rifle

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