Boy facing charges after found with pellet gun

16.04.2018 09:25
By: Matthew Higgs

Police were called to area after reports of possible arson attempt


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - A 14-year-old boy is facing charges after carrying around a pellet gun around Brandon's downtown.

Brandon Police said they were called to a back lane after reports of a possible arson attempt in a back lane on the 700 Block of 10th Street Sunday evening.

When officers arrived, they said three boys took off, but police caught up to them afterwards.

Police say there was no arson attempt, but one of them was carrying a pellet gun.

The boy will be in court in May, facing charges of possession of weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.