The Victoria Police Department arrested a man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant on Tuesday afternoon.
The man was spotted on his way into downtown Victoria shortly after 2 p.m., causing police to flood the area.
Officers found the man just outside of Centennial Square, where he attempted to flee. Officers captured and arrested him, but not before he dropped a handgun.
After the man was taken into custody it was discovered that the gun was a replica.
No one was injured during the incident.
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