A 27-year-old Halifax woman is facing extortion charges after allegedly making threats against a man she met online.

Halifax Regional Police say a 46-year-old man reported he was receiving threatening messages from a woman he met online.

The man told police he ended things after a brief relationship. Soon after he said he began receiving threatening messages and money demands from the woman.

Police arrested the 27-year-old woman at 12:45 a.m. on Monday.

She is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court Monday to face charges of extortion, uttering threats to cause death or serious bodily harm, as well as breach of a probation order.