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Man detained by security and arrested after chasing someone while brandishing a knife

Thompson RCMP arrested an 18-year-old man who was holding a knife and chasing someone inside a business April 8.
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Thompson RCMP arrested an 18-year-old man who was holding a knife and chasing someone inside a business April 8.

Police responded to a report of a man with a knife in a business on Mystery Lake Road who was being detained by a security guard around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. They learned from staff and security personnel that he had been chasing someone while holding a knife. No one was injured in the incident

Officers seized the knife and arrested the man for possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

The investigation is ongoing.