Portage la Prairie RCMP have charged a Dauphin man with multiple weapons offences following a Saskatchewan Avenue incident.
Police say that on October 16, at 2:30 p.m., Portage la Prairie RCMP officers were called to a business in the 100 block of Saskatchewan Avenue West. The caller indicated to the RCMP that a man was sitting outside this business with what looked to be a gun in his possession.
Officers arrived and took the 42-year-old male suspect from Dauphin into custody without incident.
The suspect is charged with two counts of Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purposes, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Weapons Possession Contrary to an Order.
He was remanded and appeared in court on October 18th.
In response to Canada's Online News Act and Meta (Facebook and Instagram) removing access to local news from their platforms, PortageOnline encourages you to get your news directly from your trusted source by bookmarking this page and downloading the PortageOnline app.