A Guelph man will likely have to explain to a judge exactly what he was up to after he was spotted brandishing a toy gun that was mistaken for the real thing in the city's downtown on Monday evening.
Police said they received a call from the public about a man who was spotted drawing a black hand gun at about 6:40 p.m. Monday evening.
A second call to police then reported the suspected gunman entered a nearby apartment building.
Officers arrived at the building and inside they found the suspect arguing with a woman.
The man was arrested and searched and officers found a black toy hand gun tucked inside the man's waist band, as well as a small quantity of marijuana.
Police said the man faces drug and weapon possession charges as well as breach of probation and public intoxication.