Incident #18-16005 May 1, 2018
On Tuesday May 1, 2018 just after 8:00 a.m. the Brantford Police Service received information from a concerned citizen that an unknown male student had been seen with a BB Gun in the area of Clarence Street and Sheridan Street. The student was then seen getting onto a school bus and leaving the area. Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the school bus. Officers were able to locate the youth that had been in possession of the BB-Gun. It was determined that there was no threat to the safety of or injuries to the driver or students. The driver and other students were able to carry on to their respective schools. An 18 year old Brantford male is charged with Possession of a Weapon - Dangerous to the Public Peace.
The Brantford Police Service has determined that there was no threat made by the accused to any other student, school or member of the public. The Brantford Police Service would like to remind people of the dangers of owning replicas firearms such as Pellet Guns, BB Guns, Airsoft Guns and Paint Ball Guns. These replica firearms can easily be mistaken for a real firearm until proven otherwise. If you chose to own one of these items, please remember to use them responsibly and in a safe manner.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Cst. Simon O?Toole at 519-756-0113 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477.
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