Police arrest Cambridge man after Mississauga road rage incident involving gun

A man was arrested in Cambridge after police allege he pointed a gun at another car on Highway 401 in Mississauga over the weekend.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said a 911 call was received at around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, reporting a man who allegedly pulled a gun and pointed it at another vehicle on Highway 401 westbound near Winston Churchill Boulevard.

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“A gun was visible. A gun was pointed and the victim vehicle called 911 to report that someone was pointing a gun at them after this road rage incident,” Schmidt said in a video posted to Twitter on Monday.

The vehicles, he noted, were travelling westbound on Highway 401 at the time.

Schmidt said that Waterloo police officers intercepted the vehicle in Cambridge.

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A spokesperson for Waterloo police told Global News that there were two arrests made after officers conducted a “high-risk traffic stop.”

He also said that the suspect was travelling with a young person.

Brett Mansfield, 24, of Cambridge has been charged with pointing a weapon, possession of a weapon, open liquor, cannabis readily available and driver BAC above zero.

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