RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Surrey man facing charges after allegedly posing as police officer in Richmond

Gurmandeep Singh Atwal also charged with one count of carrying a concealed weapon.

A Surrey man has been charged after he allegedly posed as a peace officer at a home in Richmond.

In a news release issued Sunday, Richmond RCMP say Gurmandeep Singh Atwal, 26, faces one count of personating a peace officer and one count of carrying a concealed weapon.

The alleged incident occurred Jan. 29. Atwal was arrested Feb. 11.

He is scheduled to make his first court appearance by video Feb. 16.

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