Police investigating weapons call in Halifax

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Police investigating weapons call

Halifax Regional Police officers began an investigation of a weapons complaint when they received the complaint at 6:37a.m. this morning.

As a result of the investigation the Police officers executed a search warrant for a location in the 5000 block of West Street, Halifax. As a result of the search a firearm was seized. Police officers have a suspect in custody. There is no threat to public safety at this time.

A 37 year old male from Cole Harbour is being held and will be appearing in court tomorrow and is facing the following charges: various weapons offences under the Criminal Code and threats offences to life and property under the Criminal Code.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident 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.

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