Regina police have charged a young man after parents reported that someone had pointed a gun at their children on the 4700 block of Dewdney Avenue Sunday.
Parents of the children, who were 10 and 11 years old, told police that a man dressed in black had pointed a gun at the kids from across the street.
Officers tracked down a man in the area who was wearing dark clothing and riding a bike. The man fled from police, but was tracked down on the 1500 block of Horace Avenue.
Police found a pellet gun in the man’s backpack.
Branson Elijah Mercredi, 19, faces charges of assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence, use of a firearm in an offence, carrying a concealed weapon and breach of recognizance.