Spikenard Street, Dartmouth, NS

A 15-year-old boy faces a trespassing charge after Halifax Regional Police were called to a Dartmouth neighbourhood early Tuesday morning about a prowler in the area.

Police were called to Spikenard Street, off Woodlawn Road, at 1:10 a.m.

Officers set up a search with a police dog team and tracked the suspect to Charlottetown Way, where he was arrested.

A 15-year-old Dartmouth boy is scheduled to appear in Halifax Youth Court on Tuesday on charges of theft, trespassing at night and weapons offences.