Man pulls knife on kids near Bedford school
Police looking for 24-year-old after altercation with youths
A man pulled a knife on several youths sledding in Bedford, N.S., Friday evening, police say.
Staff Sgt. Reid McCoombs of Halifax Regional Police said at about 9:30 p.m., several young people aged 12 and 13 were sledding on a hill at Basinview Drive Community School. A man standing in the school parking lot told them to not use foul language.
Police say a “verbal dispute” started and the man ran over, grabbed two youths and threw them to the ground. He had a knife in his hands and threatened the youths, police reported.
Other adults arrived and the man ran away. Nobody was injured.
Police described the man as:
- About 24 years old
- Five feet six inches tall
- Wearing black jacket, jeans and gloves, with white sneakers and a blue baseball hat with a white logo on the front