Police Investigate Weapons Complaint in Halifax


**** HRP Media Release

Police Investigate Weapons Complaint

At 4:45 p.m. on October 2nd, 2020 Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint in the​ 0-100 block of Lacewood Drive in​ Halifax.

The complainant was driving on Lacewood Drive when​ the driver of another vehicle cut him off. The driver of the other vehicle then exited his vehicle and challenged the complainant to fight on the roadway. The complainant drove away immediately​ but became stuck in traffic​ near the​ suspect vehicle again. At that time the complainant advised Police that the suspect​ driver began yelling obscenities toward him​ and held what the complainant​ believed was a handgun in his hand.

The suspect driver was described as a 20-30 year-old Caucasian male with a full dark beard, he was​ wearing a gray sweater at the time of the incident. The suspect was driving an older model gold coloured Hyundai sedan​ with a rear spoiler.​ The suspect vehicle was last seen driving​ toward the Bayer’s Lake park area.​ No one was injured during the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

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 by using the P3 Tips app.

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