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RCMP say a male suspect has been arrested after a report that a youth was allegedly seen with a gun in a mall in British Columbia.

Sgt. Jon Stuart says Woodgrove Mall in Nanaimo was evacuated late Monday following the reports.

He says there were no reports of anyone being harmed.

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Stuart says the alleged suspect was found at another location around 6:30 p.m.

He says the male is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, and that police would provide more details Tuesday.

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