Ottawa

Man charged with pointing fake handgun

A 24-year-old Ottawa man has been charged after brandishing a replica handgun at a bar on Hazledean Road early Sunday morning, police say.

24-year-old arrested after brandishing replica gun at Kanata bar, police say

Police have charged a 24-year-old man after he allegedly brandished a fake handgun at a bar on Hazledean Road early Sunday morning. (CBC)

An Ottawa man has been arrested and charged after brandishing a replica handgun at a Kanata bar early Sunday morning, police say.

Ottawa police said they received a call at 1:45 a.m. from an establishment on the 400 block of Hazeldean Road.

Officers found a 24-year-old man with a fake Glock handgun tucked into the waistband of his pants, police said.

The man has been charged with pointing a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, assault with weapon, and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

He is scheduled to appear in court Monday, police said.