Man Carries Loaded Gun Around Belmont

He'll face Toronto Local Court today

Man Carries Loaded Gun Around Belmont

A man has been charged after police found weapons in his backpack, including a loaded shotgun in Belmont.

Officers were patrolling Hill Street yesterday afternoon, when they spotted the 21 year old pushing a motorbike.

He did a runner when they went to speak with him.

He's accused of assaulting police as they tried to arrest him, while he dropped his backpack during the scuffle.

Officers managed to subdue him and searched his bag finding the loaded gun, an air rifle, firearm parts, a knife and drugs.

He'll face Toronto Local Court today charged with weapon, property, drugs and traffic offences, along with assaulting police.

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