PRINCE GEORGE, BC: The RCMP is again reminding the public on replica handguns following an incident on Tuesday afternoon…
Police recieved a report of a handgun in a vehicle driving near the corner of 15th Ave and Highway 97 at around 3:30 PM.
Officers attended the area and began looking for the vehicle involved. A few minutes later, the vehicle was located in a restaurant drive thru near the corner of Massey Drive and Westwood Drive in the City.
The two occupants were arrested and taken into police custody. A replica handgun was located and seized by police. As the replica firearm was not pointed at someone or used in an offence, the occupants were released without charge. The replica was destroyed.
Police wish to remind the public that replica guns are treated by the public and the police as real, until proven otherwise. Please refrain from possessing these items in public places.