Police investigate report involving a firearm

Elk Valley

2021-12-23 12:54 PST

On Thursday, December 23, 2021, shortly after 8:00 a.m., police were called to a local restaurant after it was reported that a man had pointed a handgun at an employee.

Police immediately responded and discovered that a man walked by the drive thru lane, pointed a handgun at the employee, and left without further incident.

Video surveillance was examined and police were able to identify the suspect, a Fernie man, who was arrested a short time later. The handgun was determined to be a pellet gun.

This investigation is ongoing and charges could may result, said Cpl. Dan Hay, Elk Valley RCMP.

If you have any information about this contact the Elk Valley RCMP at (250) 425-6233

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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