Weapons charge laid after London, Ont. man waves hatchet outside Tim Hortons

The side of a London police vehicle. Sawyer Bogdan / Global News

Police in London, Ont., say a 31-year-old man was charged with possession of a weapon after an incident outside a coffee shop in the city’s east end.

According to police, a man was seen waving a hatchet outside the Tim Hortons location on Oxford Street East west of Highbury Avenue at roughly 7:40 a.m. Sunday.

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“The suspect approached citizens and vehicles in the adjacent parking lot, and fearing for their safety, citizens contacted police,” police say.

When officers arrived, police say they saw a man holding a hatchet walking away from the parking lot.

The suspect was arrested and police seized a hatchet.

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No injuries were reported.

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