A 28-year-old man has been charged after allegedly breaking into a construction site in Abbotsford on Sunday night and then being found carrying an airsoft handgun.
Abbotsford Police Sgt. Judy Bird said police were alerted by an alarm company that a man had broken into a gated construction site in the 3700 block of Townline Road.
When officers arrived, the man was no longer inside the complex, but they found a person matching his description not far from the scene.
The man was detained, and police discovered that he had a replica gun tucked into the waistband of his pants, Bird said.
Patrick Robert Morgan Saunders has now been charged with break-and-enter, carrying a weapon or prohibited device, and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.