Police make arrest after man spotted with weapon in downtown Kitchener

A man in handcuffs. Pixabay file

A man was arrested after being spotted in downtown Kitchener with a weapon on Tuesday morning, according to Waterloo Regional Police.

They say officers were dispatched after a man was spotted with a gun near King Street West and Queen Street North at around 8 a.m.

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When the officers arrived, police say they tracked the suspect down and arrested him.

According to police, the man was in possession of a pellet gun.

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A 30-year-old Kitchener man has been charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose and failing to comply with an undertaking.

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Police say he was held in custody for a bail hearing.

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