Armed man arrested at outdoor Winnipeg concert venue Saturday night

A man armed with a BB handgun and a knife was arrested Saturday night near Old Market Square, Winnipeg police said.

Officers were called to the area, where the Jazz Winnipeg Festival was taking place, around 11:45 p.m.,  where they found the suspect and took him into custody without incident.

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A 23-year-old man is facing charges of carrying a concealed weapon and two counts of weapon possession, and was also the subject of a warrant.

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