July 15, 2019 9:35 pm
Updated: July 15, 2019 10:44 pm

Nanaimo mall evacuated after reports of youth with gun

Police outside the Woodgrove Centre Mall in Nanaimo on Monday.

Allen Felker
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Nanaimo RCMP says the city’s Woodgrove Centre Mall was evacuated Monday evening, due to reports of a young man with a gun.

There were no reports of shots fired, and police said no one was hurt.

Investigators located the suspect around 6:30 p.m. away from the mall.

Investigators said he remains in custody and was being held for court on Tuesday.

Police said they would provide more information on Tuesday morning.

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