Gun call brings out the cops in Bracebridge on Christmas Day

Firearm turned out to be a fake

A man caused a stir at a Bracebridge business on Christmas Day.

Provincial police were called Friday afternoon when staff reported a man had entered the premises and was carrying a firearm.

The weapon turned out to be an imitation.

A 64-year-old Bracebridge man has been charged with possession of an imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose, breach of probation, and being intoxicated in a public place.