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Belleville police searching for man seen with handgun, machete

Belleville police are looking for a man who was allegedly travelling in the city with a handgun and a machete.
Belleville police are looking for a man who was allegedly travelling in the city with a handgun and a machete. Global Kingston

Belleville police are looking for a man who was allegedly carrying dangerous weapons in the city early Tuesday morning.

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Just after midnight, Belleville police say they got a called to a business on Dundas Street West after getting reports that a man had a handgun and machete outside an eatery.

A store employee allegedly spotted the suspect holding the weapons before quickly putting them back in his backpack.

The suspect took off on a bicycle towards the Mary Street area.

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The man is described as in his 30s, bearded and heavier-set and was wearing a black fall jacket, black toque and white shirt.

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