Several police vehicles and the mounted unit were called to Montreal Street Tuesday afternoon for an altercation that turned violent.
Police say a a 38-year-old man was seen around 1:15 p.m. on Montreal Street near Raglan Road shouting at a 42-year-old man.
The 38-year-old then allegedly took out a large knife and began swinging it in a threatening manner.
Police say the 42-year-old was not harmed in the incident.
After police were called, the 38-year-old allegedly fled. He was later found hiding behind a bed in a Montreal Street home.
He was arrested without incident and was charged with assault with a weapon and weapons dangerous.
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