**** HRP Media Release
Two adults arrested after weapons call
Halifax Regional Police has two adults in custody in relation to a weapons incident which occurred in downtown Halifax this morning.
At 2:18 am this morning Halifax Regional Police members were present at Argyle Street and Grafton Street. Members observed a physical disturbance occurring and immediately intervened. During the altercation members observed a female in possession of a handgun.
She was immediately disarmed and taken into police custody without further incident. The handgun was seized by police. There were no injuries to any of the participants. Several participants involved in the physical disturbance fled the scene when the handgun was observed.
Police have a 22 year old female and a 22 year old male in custody facing several firearms related changes.
The incident remains under investigation.
Police investigate robbery
Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax.
At 3:34 a.m. this morning a staff member working at the Irving Service Station located at 280 Lacewood Drive reported being robbed at knife point. A male entered the store armed with a knife, walked behind the counter and demanded money. An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen during the incident. The employee was uninjured and the suspect fled heading westbound on Lacewood Drive.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 30’s, approximately 5’8” in height, slim build, scruffy black hair with a beard and moustache, wearing an orange hoodie, black coat with security on the back, blue jeans and wearing gloves.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.