Weapons Offence/Causing a Disturbance
At 5:45 p.m., Police responded to the 600 block of Portland St. Dartmouth to a report of a male with an axe.
Responding officers located the male in the middle of the road and he was swinging the axe in a threatening manner.
The male resisted officers when they attempted to arrest him but they were able to arrest him without anyone being injured.
The 20-year-old Dartmouth man will appear in court tomorrow to face charges of causing a disturbance, possession of a weapon and resisting arrest.
At 9:30 p.m., Police responded to the Spring Garden Café News Stand located at 5681 Spring Garden Road to a report of a robbery.
A man entered the business, attempted to steal some items and when confronted by staff he produced a knife. No one was hurt and the suspect fled the area on foot.
The suspect is described as a white man in his mid to late twenties, slim build wearing a black hoodie. The incident is being investigated by Integrated General Investigation Section.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016. 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
Source: Media Release