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Man in custody after High Park gun call

Last Updated Jun 25, 2019 at 6:19 pm EDT

Toronto police have a man in custody following a report of a person with a gun in High Park.

Alyson Douglas-Cook with Toronto police said the call came in at around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

When police arrived they said they saw a man with a black handgun run into a forested area.

Police briefly closed the park while Emergency Task Force and K9 unit officers conducted a search for the suspect.

A man was found by the officers and has been detained, police said.

It is not known if a weapon was recovered.

The park has since reopened and police say there are no public safety concerns at this time.