Man arrested after pointing firearm at restaurant employee
On Thursday, December 23, shortly after 8 a.m., police were called to a Fernie restaurant after it was reported that a man had pointed a handgun at an employee.
Elk Valley RCMP immediately responded and discovered that a man walked by the drive thru lane, pointed a handgun at the employee, and left without further incident.
Video surveillance was examined and police were able to identify the suspect, a Fernie man, who was arrested a short time later. The handgun was determined to be a pellet gun.
“This investigation is ongoing and charges could may result,” said Cpl. Dan Hay of Elk Valley RCMP.
If you have any information about this contact the Elk Valley RCMP at (250) 425-6233.
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