New Brunswick

Person arrested after bringing a gun-like object to Crandall University

Codiac RCMP arrested a person who walked into Crandall University carrying an object that looked like a gun Saturday night.

Police say the object was a lighter that could be mistaken for a gun

Codiac RCMP arrested a person who entered Crandall University carrying an object that looked like a gun Saturday night.

Codiac RCMP arrested a person who entered Crandall University in Moncton carrying an object that looked like a gun Saturday night.

Witnesses say the man was asking for a particular student upon entering the school.

RCMP believe the man was not a student at the school. They say no one was injured and the object the person was carrying was not a gun. 

"It's kind of a gun-type lighter, but when you see it fast it does look like a real gun," said Sgt. Stéphane Paré-Lemire.

The man left the scene before police arrived around 8 p.m. The person was found half an hour later on Maple Street in Moncton and arrested.

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