Man faces multiple charges following standoff in Brandon

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A 40 year old man has been arrested on multiple charges following an incident in Brandon on Monday evening, the 24th of July.  Police were initially called to a residence in the 400 block of Louise Avenue for a weapons complaint, after a male said that another man had threatened him with a firearm.  The male suspect was taken into custody at approximately 4:00 am by the Tactical Response Unit.  Police searched the building and found a firearm and a subsequent investigation lead to the following charges for the alleged suspect:

Robbery with a Weapon
Point a Firearm
Uttering Threats to Cause Death
Use Firearm Commit Offence
Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose to the Public,
Careless Use of Firearm
Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
Possession Firearm while Prohibited x2.

The suspect is being lodged at BCC until a court date at the end of July.