Nova Scotia

Pellet pistol leads to evacuation at Halifax Central Library

Two people were arrested Sunday afternoon after Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a person with a firearm at the library.

Police responded to report of a person in the library with a firearm

Emergency vehicles parked in front of the Halifax Central Library on Sunday. (Jeorge Sadi/CBC)

Two people were arrested Sunday afternoon after police responded to a report of someone with a firearm at Halifax Central Library.

The weapons complaint was reported to Halifax Regional Police at about 4:51 p.m.

Police say the firearm was a pellet pistol.

The library was evacuated, but police now say there is no further public safety issues.

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