[Updated] Man in custody after weapons complaint


The General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man after an incident in Spryfield this morning.


At 6 a.m. on June 14, patrol officers responded to a residence in the Layton Road area of Spryfield after a report of a man threatening people known to him with a knife and a sensory irritant. Upon their arrival, police entered the residence and took a man into custody. During the investigation, police determined that the man had given a false name and that he was in breach of his court orders.


A 25-year-old Halifax man will appear in Halifax Provincial Court later this afternoon to face charges of breach of a court orders, public mischief, resisting arrest, being unlawfully in a dwelling and uttering threats.


Investigators have concluded their investigation into the weapons complaint and no weapons charges are warranted at this time.


At approximately 0600 hours Halifax Regional Police responded to the Layton Road area in Spryfield in relation to a weapons complaint.  Currently there is one adult male in custody and police are interviewing witnesses at this time.  When new information is available it will be released later in the day.  The file is currently being investigated by the General Investigative Section. 


Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), submitting a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.


Source: Media Release

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