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Halifax police arrest two after weapons complaint at Halifax Central Library

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Halifax Regional Police have arrested two people after receiving a weapons complaint at the Halifax Central Library on Sunday.

Police say officers responded to the library, located at 5440 Spring Garden Road, at approximately 4:50 p.m., due to reports of a person in the building with a firearm.

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Officers quickly arrested two people without incident.

The firearm was discovered to be a pellet pistol.

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Police say there are no further public safety issues but that their investigation is ongoing.

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Anyone with information on the incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016 or to call Crime Stoppers.

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