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Timmins man charged after ordering brass knuckles online

A 23-year-old Timmins man found out that online shopping can get you into trouble.

Police say suspicious package drew the attention of Canadian Border Security Agency

Brass knuckles are prohibited weapons in Canada. (www.knockoutknucks.com)

A 23-year-old Timmins man found out that online shopping can get you into trouble.

Timmins police say the were alerted by the Canadian Border Security Agency after they received a suspicious package destined for the city.

In the package, investigators found several brass knuckles, which are prohibited in Canada.

The man was arrested and charged with importing a prohibited or restricted weapon and breach of probation.

He will be appearing in court in December.

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