Suspect charged after chasing man with machete

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Source: BPS News Release

Just before 6:00 PM Friday, members responded to a report of a male chasing another male, while armed with a machete, in the 800 block Lorne Avenue. The suspect was located at the corner of 8th Street and Lorne Ave., still carrying the machete, and apprehended without incident.  The 34 year-old accused was arrested for possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, processed, and released from custody on appropriate police imposed conditions.  He is to appear in court on August 4th to answer to the charge.