CORNWALL – A teenager is facing five charges after a weekend incident which rattled some local people.
City police say a man pointed a firearm at citizens in the area of Cumberland Street and Fourth Street around 2 p.m. Sunday.
Shortly after, officers with their guns drawn, intercepted the suspect and took him into custody.
The gun turned out to be a BB gun.
Police say the suspect gave them a false name during their investigation.
An 18-year-old of no fixed address is charged with assault with a weapon, impersonation, possession of a dangerous weapon, pointing a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.
He was held for a bail hearing in a Cornwall court.