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No charges laid after reports of gunman on downtown roof

Section of Spadina closed down after reports of a gunman on a roof, Sept. 9, 2014. CITYNEWS

Toronto police say no charges will be laid after a man was spotted on a downtown rooftop on Tuesday night, holding a gun.

Police closed off several blocks of Spadina Avenue, between Baldwin and Nassau streets, at around 7 p.m.

The Emergency Task Force was called to the scene.

After several hours, a 25-year-old man was taken into custody.

Investigators said the man was holding a pellet gun, but was not using it in a threatening manner, and was let off with a warning.