Police were seen with their weapons drawn while attempting an arrest in downtown Kamloops on Monday.
RCMP were alerted to a man walking in the downtown just before 2 p.m. with what was possibly a handgun in his jacket pocket.
According to Staff Sgt. Edward Preto, police were able to capture video surveillance of an area and confirmed the man’s identity as a well known person to RCMP.
“Extensive patrols were made for the man and he was eventually located walking on 4th Avenue and Battle Street just before 3 p.m.” stated Preto.
The man was taken into custody without incident and the investigation is continuing.
However a handgun was not found on the man and police are currently looking for it.