August 11, 2014 3:53 pm

Cape Breton police charge Sydney Mines man with weapons offences

Cape Breton Regional Police File

SYDNEY MINES, N.S. – A Nova Scotia man is facing multiple weapons-related charges following an incident in Cape Breton.

Police say officers responded to reports of a man with a firearm inside a residence on Johnston Crescent in Sydney Mines on Sunday.

A 49-year-old man eventually surrendered to police.

No shots were fired and no one was injured.

He is due in court on Oct. 21 to face charges of possession of a dangerous weapon and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

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