Police charge Toronto man with multiple firearm-related offences

The right side of a Toronto police vehicle is seen in this file photo. Isaac Callan/Global News

A man has been arrested and charged with multiple firearm-related offences in Toronto, police say.

Toronto police said officers arrested a 24-year-old man on Thursday in the area of Queen Street East and Sherbourne Street.

During the arrest, police said they found a 9mm Smith and Wesson handgun with 17 rounds of ammunition.

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Police arrested Garret Grant, from Toronto, and charged him with multiple offences. They include flight while pursued by a peace officer, unauthorized possession of a firearm and failure to comply with probation.

Police said he appeared in court on Friday.

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