A Nova Scotia man is facing multiple charges after an incident involving multiple threats and firearms on Saturday in Eskasoni First Nation.
In a press release, RCMP say officers found a disturbance involving people on the roadway at Sugar Maple Lane.
Investigators say a man with a gun had driven up to the group and threatened and yelled obscenities at them while pointing a firearm.
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The man then drove a short distance away, got out of the vehicle, and ran into a wooded area.
With the assistance of Cape Breton Regional Police, the Mounties found the suspect at a home on Pine Street.
The man was arrested without incident and police say an unloaded firearm was seized from the vehicle.
Victor Joseph Herney, of Eskasoni, is now facing the following charges:
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Herney is scheduled to appear in Sydney Provincial Court on July 13.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.
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