A man carrying a replica gun outside the Hippie Club in Leederville last night has been arrested by police.
About 1.45am police were told a man was armed with a weapon and behaving suspiciously outside the nightclub.
He fled when confronted by officers but ran into the side of a passing car, police spokesman Neil Stanbury said.
He ran off again but collided with a pedestrian and then a fence.
Police allege he was carrying a replica fire arm.
He has been charged with going armed in public so as to cause fear and will appear in court next month.