Man allegedly brandishes gun during dispute in Cambridge: WRPS

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A 22-year-old man faces multiple weapons charges after allegedly brandishing a gun in Cambridge on Friday.

Police said around 11:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of a man brandishing a firearm during a dispute with several other individuals in the area of Elgin Street North and Alison Avenue.

Officials said the man fled the scene but was later located and identified.

Around 7 a.m. Saturday, police arrested and charged the man with the following offences:

  • Pointing a firearm (three counts)
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Carrying a concealed weapon

The man was held in custody for a bail hearing.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Officers from WRPS' South Division have laid charges after a firearm was allegedly brandished during a dispute in Cambridge.

Details: https://t.co/xAua7ZcwLH.

Anyone with information or witnessed this incident is asked to call police or @WaterlooCrime.

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— Waterloo Regional Police (@WRPSToday) May 22, 2022