Argument on Transit bus escalates to machete attack

Man in handcuffs

HRP release:

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an incident in Dartmouth yesterday.

At approximately 2:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of an assault in progress at the Halifax Transit Bridge Terminal located at 24 Nantucket Avenue in Dartmouth. Two men were arguing on a Halifax Transit bus. The men exited the bus at the terminal and one of the men attempted to assault the other with a machete. The suspect was arrested, and officers seized the weapon. There were no reported injuries.

Jeremy Allan Durno, 44, is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth provincial court today to face charges of:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of weapon dangerous to the public
  • Possession of a weapon contrary to a court order

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