At 7:30 PM, 27 Dec. the Integrated Emergency Service (IES) Centre received a call from a male who advised he was going to harm someone with a knife and wanted to let the police know.
Multiple Halifax Regional Police units searched for the male in the Halifax area. At 8:30 PM, the male arrived at the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Hospital Emergency Department.
The male had a knife out while confronting Security. A Halifax Regional Police officer was present at the QEII for an unrelated incident and confronted the male. The officer arrested the 20 year old male from Halifax.
The male is held for a medical assessment and will be facing several weapons related charges.
Source: Media Release