Vancouver – A man seen on surveillance footage carrying and pointing what appears to be a gun in downtown Vancouver Tuesday has been arrested by Vancouver Police.

“We are very thankful for the heads-up person who recognized the suspect and called our tip line immediately, “says Constable Tania Visintin.

A 54-year-old Vancouver man was arrested last night and was in possession of a replica handgun and other weapons.

Firearm-related charges have been recommended to Crown counsel.

The suspect remains in custody.