This morning at approximately 12:25 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery in the area of Morris and Brenton Streets in Halifax. Two men, age 31 and 32 from Ontario, were walking along Morris Street when they were approached by another man who asked them for cigarettes. The man then demanded their cash and produced a knife, thrusting it toward them. The victims were able to flee the area without being injured or turning over any money.
An 18-year-old man, from Halifax, was located by HRP on Morris Street near South Park Street and arrested. He will appear in Halifax Provincial Court in the morning to face robbery and weapons charges.