600 polson, winnipeg, mb

A 16-year-old boy is in custody facing a long list of weapons-related charges, police in Winnipeg say.

Officers — with back-up from the department's tactical support team — went to a home in the 600 block of Polson Avenue on Thursday with a search warrant. They were following up on a weapons investigation.

Inside the home they found a number of firearms, some of which had been modified in some way.

Among the weapons seized were:

  • A . 22-calibre rifle (modified).
  • A shotgun (modified).
  • Ammunition.
  • A large knife.

Police said the youth, who is now in custody at a detention facility, faces 15 charges in all.