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New Glasgow Regional Police charge man with firearms and weapons offences
New Glasgow Regional Police has charged a man with firearms and weapons offences after an incident on Dalhousie Street, New Glasgow.
On November 17 at 9:20 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police received a report of an adult male in possession of a knife, chasing an adult female on Dalhousie Street, New Glasgow. Police immediately responded to the area and upon investigation the adult male was arrested at a nearby Temperance Street residence.
The 19-year-old male was immediately taken into custody and transported to Aberdeen Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries where he suffered a stab wound and was later released into police custody.
The male and female were known to each other and police consider this to be an isolated incident and not a random act. Through the course of the investigation, police determined that there was no risk to the public.
The female was not injured.
A 19-year-old adult male from New Glasgow has been charged with:
Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.
Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.
Unsafe Storage of a Firearm.
Possession of a Firearm Contrary to a Prohibition Order.
He was released on conditions. He will return to Provincial Court in Pictou on January 31, 2021.
New Glasgow Regional Police continue to investigate.