A report of a man carrying a partially concealed long barrelled firearm has lead to the arrest of an 18-year-old man.
The Miramichi Police Force is reporting that when officers responded to the call, they say the man fled on foot before being arrested on Hennessy Street.
Police alleged that the suspect had committed a break and enter and had stolen the fire arm from a nearby residence.
He was held in custody for court.
Police did not release the man’s name.