Police have arrested a 23-year-old man who tried to rob another man with a replica handgun near a Brantford high school.
Brantford police say they were called to an area around Colborne Street and Kiwanis Way area around 1:30 p.m on Tuesday, after it was alleged a 20-year-old was approached by the armed suspect who demanded money.
The victim was able to escape and contact police. The accused was arrested a short time later with a replica handgun in his possession.
Police have laid a number of charges including attempted robbery.
Pauline Johnson Collegiate was briefly placed in a hold and secure, but it has since been lifted, police say.
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