Gurmandeep Singh Atwal of Surrey charged for allegedly posing as police officer in Richmond

BC Prosecution Services has approved charges against a Surrey man after he allegedly posed as a peace officer at a home in Richmond on the evening of January 29.

26-year-old Gurmandeep Singh Atwal faces one count of personating a Peace Officer and one count of carrying a concealed weapon.

Atwal was arrested on February 11 and remains in custody.

He will make his next court appearance by video on Tuesday, February 16.

The Richmond RCMP Serious Crime Unit continues to investigate.