Police have charged a man with weapons offences after an incident overnight in Halifax.
At 1:51 a.m., officers responded to a report of a man with a firearm in an apartment building in the 5200 block of Gerrish Street. Officers located the suspect in one of the units and arrested him without incident. The firearm, which turned out to be a pellet gun, was located at the scene.
A 33-year-old Halifax man is facing charges of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, pointing a firearm and breach of conditions. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today.