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Smithers man arrested for pointing a gun

A man who apparently pointed a firearm at three people in Smithers Saturday has been arrested.

Smithers responded the complaint at 2:30 a.m. and responded to an alley behind a local business near Highway 16 in Smithers. Witnesses identified a 21-year-old Smithers suspect by name. He was located a short time later, arrested for numerous offences and held in police custody. He is scheduled to appear in Smithers Provincial Court on Tuesday July 4.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, please contact the Smithers RCMP at 250-847-3233 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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