On July 10 at 8 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Kidnapping & Threats to Cause Death to a man in Halifax. At approximately 10 p.m., investigators were able to trace the phone of the victim to an address in the 0-50 Block of Rosedale Avenue, Halifax. Investigators were not able to contact the occupants of the residence. On July 11 at approximately 1:25 a.m., members of the Halifax Regional Police's Emergency Response Team arrested three adults (two men, one woman) from inside the Rosedale Avenue address and located the victim, in good health. Shortly after, investigators were able to locate and arrest the suspect responsible for the threats in the 3800 Block of Mont Blanc Terrace, Halifax.
Investigators with the Integrated General Investigation Section confirmed through a thorough investigation, that a 17-year-old, made a prank call advising the victim was kidnapped and would be killed, if his demands were not met. Investigators have charged a 17-year-old, from Halifax with Mischief and has been released on a Promise to Appear and will appear in court on a later date. The other adults arrested were released without charges.