At 10:58 p.m., police responded to a weapons-related incident at an apartment in the 0-100 block of Gaston Road in Dartmouth. A man was reported to have pointed a firearm at a woman known to him. The 37-year-old woman exited the apartment unharmed a short time later. The 50-year-old man also exited the apartment and was taken into police custody without incident. Officers executed a search warrant on the suspect's apartment and seized three rifles. The man was held in police custody overnight and will appear in morning court to face charges of assault with a weapon, uttering threats, using a firearm in the commission of an offence, careless use of a firearm, pointing a firearm and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.