Halifax Regional Police have laid charges in relation to a weapons incident that occurred yesterday in Halifax.
At approximately 5:05 p.m. police responded to report of a man with a knife in the 5600 block of Spring Garden Road. A man threatened and showed a knife to a woman and youth who were standing on the sidewalk and were not known to him. The man, and a woman who was with him, then left the area on foot.
Responding officers were advised by a pedestrian that a man was seen waving a knife around in a building in the 5600 block of Sackville Street. The man left the building prior to officers arriving on scene and officers determined that the man matched the description in the earlier incident. At approximately 5:35 p.m., officers arrested the man in the 1900 block of Brunswick Street.
Justin Jay William Tecomba, 24, is scheduled to appear in Halifax provincial court today to face the following charges:
- Uttering threats to cause bodily harm or death
- Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace
- Fail to comply with a probation order