Summerside man facing assault, weapons charges after incident involving ex-girlfriend
Man also had outstanding warrant for his arrest
A 21-year-old Summerside man is facing assault and weapons-related charges after allegedly pulling a knife on his ex-girlfriend.
Summerside police said they were called at 7:30 p.m. on Friday to a Granville Street business by staff members on behalf of a woman who ran into the store. The alleged victim did not sustain any serious injuries.
The man fled the scene before police arrived but was located hiding behind a nearby business, police said, and a knife was recovered nearby. There was also an outstanding arrest warrant for the man.
Cpl. Jason Blacquiere said the man is facing charges of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assault with a weapon and common assault.
The suspect was remanded into custody and will appear in court at a later date.
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With files from Malcolm Campbell