At 3:22 a.m., 4 November, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Theft from Vehicle in progress at in the 0-50 block for Plateau Crest Halifax. The caller reported the suspect when confronted produced a sword. The suspect fled on foot. Patrol officers with a Police Service Dog tracked the suspect to the area of Alex Street and Main Avenue. Officers arrested the suspect still armed with a sword without incident. Officer confirmed no one was injured. A 22-year-old male from Halifax is held for court facing Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Weapons for Dangerous Purpose, Trespass by Night and Mischief.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 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 at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.