At approximately 4 p.m. yesterday, Halifax District RCMP responded to a threats complaint in Eastern Passage. The incident involved a man and a woman who are known to each other. The man, an off duty police officer from a municipal police service, was located nearby and arrested. The woman was not with the man at the time of the incident. No one was injured in the incident.
Caldwell Rd. was closed for several hours but has since been re-opened.
In accordance with the Police Act, given the matter involved a police officer, RCMP referred the incident to the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT), which assumed responsibility for the investigation. Given the matter is now being investigated by SiRT, the RCMP is not able to disclose any further details.
File # 19-143912