Police seek witnesses in BB gun complaint

(Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL – City police are asking witnesses to come forward after a man was arrested for allegedly pointing a firearm over the weekend.

An 18-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon after police got a report of a man pointing a firearm at citizens in the area of Cumberland Street and Fourth Street.

Officers took him into custody with their guns drawn and recovered a BB gun during the arrest.

The accused is charged with assault with a weapon, impersonation, possession of a dangerous weapon, pointing a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.

If you have any information you’re asked to call Const. James Lemoyre at 613-933-5000 extension 2751.

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