Police Arrest Man Who Left Gun in Backseat of Taxi

Police Arrest Man Who Left Gun in Backseat of Taxi

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Winnipeg police have arrested and charged Mathew Kenneth Ellison, who they say left a loaded gun in the back of a taxicab in February. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police have arrested a man who left a gun in the back of a taxicab in February.

The 23-year-old man got into a cab in the first 100 block of St. Anne’s Road and was driven to the 300 block of Blake Street. Upon exiting, he left behind a loaded firearm in the backseat.

Mathew Kenneth Ellison was arrested on Thursday without incident.

He has been charged with numerous firearms offences and remains in custody.

— Staff


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