Man accused of pulling gun on police

A suspect is accused of pulling a gun on police when they tried to arrest him.

A suspect is accused of pulling a gun on police when they tried to arrest him.

RCMP responded to a report of a knife fight between two men downtown near the Jackpot Casino around 10 p.m. on Wednesday.

When RCMP arrived one of the men involved got into an altercation with them. The suspect pulled out a long-barrelled firearm.

The gun was not fired and a foot chase followed. With the help of a bystander the suspect was found in a dumpster and arrested.

Charges have been laid against a suspect, who was taken into custody.

Police are asking any witnesses, especially the bystander that helped out, to contact police at 403-343-5575 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).