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Brampton, Ont., man faces charges after loaded gun seized in Barrie, Ont.

BARRIE, Ont. — Police say a man is facing charges after officers in Barrie, Ont., seized a loaded gun and drugs.

Barrie police say a man allegedly fled when officers tried to speak to him on Saturday evening after he stepped off a sidewalk into oncoming traffic.

They say the man went into a nearby restaurant and was caught as he ran out the side door.

Investigators say a loaded 9-millimetre pistol, heroin and cocaine were seized.

A 20-year-old man from Brampton, Ont., is facing numerous firearms-related charges and possession and possession for the purpose of trafficking counts.


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