Nova Scotia

Man with guns, body armour, arrested

A 26-year-old Halifax man is facing weapons charges after being arrested by police early Saturday.

A 26-year-old Halifax man is facing weapons charges after being arrested by police early Saturday.

Police were called to a house in Dartmouth at about 2:30 a.m. after receiving a report that a man with a handgun was passed out inside a residence.

Police said he had two handguns and body armour.

The building and surrounding ones were evacuated while an emergency response team, negotiators and a canine unit were sent to the scene.

The man came out and was taken into custody without incident.

He is being held for a court appearance when he will face weapons charges.

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