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Police arrest Lewiston man with air soft gun at apartment complex

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LEWISTON, Idaho -

A Lewiston man has been arrested for threatening a man with an air soft gun at an apartment complex early Monday morning.

Police say they were called to a report of a white man wielding a handgun near Pioneer Park. After officers responded and spoke with the man who called them, officers were told the suspect had entered the apartments at 615 E. 3rd Ave. The suspect was identified by the caller as 34-year-old Ryan Allen Williams.

Officers on scene could not find Williams and left, but were called back by the same man, who told police Williams had entered his house and pointed a pistol at him. 

Williams was eventually confronted by officers but wouldn't comply with their commands. When Williams refused to cooperate, a taser was used and Williams was taken into custody.

He was charged with burglary, aggravated assault and resisting arrest. The handgun was recovered at the scene and it was determined to be a realistic looking air soft gun. The gun was seized and placed into evidence.

Police say anyone with information should contact Officer Mauro at the Lewiston Police Department.

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