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Man charged after driver threatens him with replica firearm, London, Ont. Police say – LondonSEDI News

A 22-year-old London, Ont., man is facing charges in connection with an incident earlier this month in which police say a motorist threatened another driver with what was later found to be a replica firearm.

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The incident happened around 5:50 p.m. on Sept. 11, when a man driving on Mornington Avenue saw the Mercedes pass him, turned around and followed him into the parking lot, police said.

The Mercedes drove around the man, cut in front of him, and suddenly stopped. The male driver then got out of the Mercedes, approached the other driver and began arguing with him.

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“The suspect returned to his vehicle and produced what appeared to be a handgun. The man pointed the gun in the direction of the driver and threatened him before leaving the area in the vehicle,” police said in a statement.

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Police said that there were two other people in the victim’s car at the time of the incident and both the persons did not know each other.

On Wednesday, officers raided a home in the 500 block of Salisbury Street in connection with the investigation, seizing a replica 1991 pistol and a replica Uzi machine gun, police said.

The accused, a 22-year-old London man, faces two counts of brandishing a weapon and one count of threatening death or bodily harm.

He is scheduled to appear in court on November 3.

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