UPDATE: Windsor Man Charged Following Firearms Threat in Downtown Windsor
A Windsor man has been charged following a firearms threat in downtown Windsor Wednesday.
Police were called to a business on Ouellette Ave. and Riverside Dr. around 3:45pm for a report of a person with a gun.
Officers spoke with employees of the business and were told a man had been removed for disorderly behaviour.
He soon returned and was met again with staff.
The suspect said he had a firearm and threatened an employee. No gun was seen.
Police received a description of the suspect and located him on Riverside Dr., just west of Ouellette Ave.
The suspect did not comply with officer's demands and police used a taser to gain control.
The man was arrested and it was determined that he did not have a firearm.
Tarek Elias, 36, is charged with one count of uttering a threat.