At approximately 6:42 p.m., police responded to an apartment building on Alderney Dr. in Dartmouth for a report of a male causing a disturbance. When police went to speak to the male at an apartment he refused to open the door and indicated he was armed with a knife.
A number of officers including crisis negotiation attended and at approximately 10:00 p.m. police took a 77 year old male into custody. There were no injuries reported and police have now cleared from the area.
The investigation is still in its preliminary stages and charges are anticipated.
Source : Media Release