UPDATE ~ Barricaded person
A 46-year-old Halifax man has been arrested in relation to this incident. The investigation is ongoing with respect to charges. Evans Avenue has now re-opened
Halifax Regional Police is currently on scene at a barricaded person call in Fairview.
At 2:45 a.m. officers attended a residence on Evans Avenue in relation to a physical disturbance. It was reported that a man had assaulted a woman and a male youth and that all parties are known to each other.
The man remains in the residence and police are currently on scene attempting to have him exit the home.
At this time, Evans Avenue is currently closed to traffic between Ford and Titus Streets. We ask that people avoid the area.
The investigation is in its preliminary stages and further information will be released when available.
Source: Media Release