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A 19 year male has been arrested in connection with an incident where an alleged firearm was pointed at three 13 year old girls in Georgetown.

At 5:25pm on Thursday October 5th, 2017, Halton Police responded to a call for service involving a pointed firearm. Police learned that three 13 year old girls were walking along the Credit River in the Maple Avenue and 17 Side Road area of Georgetown. Along the way, the girls encountered a group of males. One of the males was observed to be in possession with what appeared to be a firearm. The firearm was pointed in the girls direction causing them to immediately flee the area. No one was injured in the incident.

The suspect was described as a white male, in his late teens, early twenties. He was approximately 5’7′ with brown hair and a long goatee. He was wearing black pants, a black t- shirt and a black sweater. He had a tattoo of a teardrop under his left eye and various other tattoos on both of his hands. Uniform patrol officers quickly identified the suspect responsible.

In the early morning hours on October 6th, 2017, Kenneth GILL, 19 years, of Georgetown was arrested, charged and held for bail.

GILL is facing one count of Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.

Police have not recovered any weapon and believe the firearm involved to be a pellet gun. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to call Detective Derek Moyes of the Georgetown Criminal Investigation Bureau on 905-825-4747 extension 2114, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting ‘tip201″ with your message to 274637 (crimes).