At 0120hrs this morning HRP received an anonymous tip that there was a male with a gun in the 0 – 100 block of Brule Street in Dartmouth. Numerous units responded and an adult male was located with a replica 45 calibre handgun tucked down the front of his pants as well as a machete. This male was arrested without incident and was charged with possession of weapons for a dangerous purpose.
Just after 10AM this morning police were dispatched to the 0 – 100 block of Pinecrest Drive in Dartmouth. A resident was in his apartment when he heard a knock on the front door. He knew the person at the door. There was a short discussion and then the suspect struck the victim with a padlock attached to a bike chain. The victim was not seriously injured. The victim locked himself in his bathroom. The suspect took some money and tools prior to fleeing the apartment. No arrests have been made at this time.
Source: Media Release