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London, Ont. man charged after displaying replica firearm in ambulance

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in London court on July 12, 2022. Sawyer Bogdan / Global News

Charges have been laid in relation to a weapons investigation in London, Ont., over the weekend.

On Saturday, around approximately 10:30 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Hamilton Road and Rectory Street after a man displayed a replica firearm while being transported in an ambulance.

The suspect was taken into custody approximately one hour later.

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Police confirm paramedics had requested help after a patient was believed to have a firearm. The reason for the man being transported in the ambulance was not disclosed.

No further injuries were reported.

As a result of the investigation, William Robert Holder, 26, from London, has been charged with possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose.

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The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in London court on July 12.

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