Arrest - Assault With A Weapon

A 19 year old man is in custody following an assault with a weapon this morning.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. police received a call that a woman had been approached in the 100 block of 20th Street East by a man who threatened her with a knife. The woman was not harmed, and when her co-workers tried to intervene the suspect fled on foot.

Security personnel, who were nearby at the time, held the suspect until police arrived to arrest him.

The 19 year old male is charged with one count of Assault With A Weapon, and two counts of Breach of Recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court tomorrow morning at 9:30.

(Occurrence Number: 2008-17978)