Halifax Police arrest female on weapons charges

Two adults arrested after weapons call

Halifax Regional Police has two adults in custody in relation to a weapons incident which occurred in downtown Halifax this morning.

At 2:18 am this morning Halifax Regional Police members were present at Argyle Street and Grafton Street.  Members observed a physical disturbance occurring and immediately intervened.  During the altercation members observed a female in possession of a handgun.

She was immediately disarmed and taken into police custody without further incident.  The handgun was seized by police.  There were no injuries to any of the participants.  Several participants involved in the physical disturbance fled the scene when the handgun was observed.

Police have a 22 year old female and a 22 year old male in custody facing several firearms related changes.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App. Police file 19-173036 refers.