Wanted man arrested with replica gun in downtown Victoria

A man wanted on a nationwide warrant and believed to be armed with a gun was arrested in downtown Victoria Tuesday afternoon.

The man was spotted on his way into downtown shortly before 2 p.m. and officers located him just outside Centennial Square. The man tried to run but was apprehended by officers.

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During the arrest, the man dropped a handgun, which was later deemed to be a convincing replica.

There were no injuries.

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