Witnesses sought after incident at North Shore business that led to knife seizure

Knife seized after threats

Mounties are hoping witnesses come forward with more information after an incident on the North Shore over the weekend in which a man is alleged to have threatened customers at a business.

Police were called to a business in the 800-block of Tranquille Road at about 1:45 p.m. on Sunday for a report of a man with a weapon threatening customers.

“Police attended the area, located and arrested a man who matched the description provided, but were unable to find the alleged victims or witnesses,” RCMP Const. Crystal Evelyn said in a news release.

A knife were seized, Evelyn said, and the man was held in custody until sober.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call police at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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