VicPD received a call about a gun in Centennial Square Thursday afternoon (News files)

VicPD received a call about a gun in Centennial Square Thursday afternoon (News files)

Police respond to report of a handgun in Centennial Square

VicPd says there have been no injuries, fake gun a possible cause

Victoria Police responded to calls of a firearm at Centennial Square Thursday afternoon.

A response team investigated and took one person into custody with no injuries.

After further investigation, police were able to locate a handgun-shaped lighter during a consensual search of a bag. They are unclear if this was the item originally reported.

The person taken into custody was later released, with no weapons seized and no charges anticipated.



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