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Youth arrested after suspicious person call

Police Media Releases - Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 1:55pm

Halifax Regional Police has a male youth in custody in relation to a suspicious person complaint that occurred this morning in Halifax. 

At 10:39 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a male youth who was possibly in possession of a gun at Citadel High School who had since left. At approximately 10:46 a.m., patrol officers located a 17-year-old male youth from Dartmouth in the area of South Park Street near Sackville Street where he was arrested without incident. He was in possession of a handgun and is currently in custody for weapons-related offences.  

The youth will appear in Halifax Provincial Youth Court tomorrow and the investigation into this matter is ongoing.