Nova Scotia

Man arrested after disturbance in Dartmouth

Police evacuated an apartment building on Windmill Road in Dartmouth Wednesday morning to deal with a man holed up inside.
Police keep people from the apartment building at the 200 block of Windmill Road. (Dawn MacPhee/CBC)

Police evacuated an apartment building on Windmill Road in Dartmouth Wednesday morning to deal with a man holed up inside.

Halifax Regional Police said officers were called to a domestic dispute just before 9 a.m.

No one inside the apartment would come to the door, police said. A woman left about an hour later, but a man inside still refused to leave.

Police said it was possible the man had weapons, so people in the nearby apartment units were told to leave as a precaution.

Police negotiators were called. A 31-year-old suspect turned himself in about 90 minutes later.

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