Halifax Regional Police have charged a man and woman after an altercation in Dartmouth early Saturday morning.
At 2:54 a.m., June 9 police received a report of a disturbance in the 0-100 block of Primrose Street in Dartmouth. Responding officers learned that a man pepper sprayed two male victims after a verbal altercation. The man, accompanied by a woman who was brandishing a knife, left in a vehicle a short time later.
Patrol members witnessed a vehicle matching the description traveling at a high rate of speed turning off Robert Burns Drive onto Primrose Street. They conducted a traffic stop, and based on information provided by officers at the scene, placed the occupants of the vehicle, a man and a woman under arrest. A knife was located in the vehicle.
A 26-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, both from Dartmouth, are scheduled to appear in Provincial Court at a later date to face weapons charges.
Source: Media Release