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Kings District RCMP Arrest Man on Firearm Related Offences

Jan 16, 2023 | 3:27 PM

An RCMP cruiser. Image: staff photo

An 18-year-old man was arrested after an incident at a university residence in Wolfville.

Just after midnight on Saturday, the Kings District RCMP got word of a man with a firearm and upon arrival the police ordered a lockdown.

Upon further investigation, police learned two men had a minor altercation after bumping into each other at a residence party. A third man then approached the pair, lifted up his shirt, and showed a firearm tucked in his waistband.

The suspect was arrested the residence and is facing charges of uttering threats, carrying a concealed weapon, and using intimidation of a firearm in the commission of an offence.

The first court appearance is set for February 28th in Kentville.

The police are still investigating and if you have any additional information that may help with this case you are asked to call 902-542-3817 pr 1-800-222-8477


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