Police arrest teen, seize machete

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Source: BPS News Release

At 8:55 AM Friday police were called to the area of Maryland Ave and Cornell Bay for a male who was reported armed with a knife. The male fled when advised that police were being called. Officers attended to the area and located the male on Cornwallis Cres., where he was arrested. During a search incident to arrest, a sheath containing a large machete was located concealed inside his jacket. The 16 year old male has since been released from custody and will appear in court on April 5 2022 charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and carrying a concealed weapon.