Man waving axe at passing vehicles in Milton charged by Halton police


Published May 18, 2023 at 10:20 am

A man waving an axe at passing vehicles in a Milton neighbourhood Monday evening is facing several charges.

According to Halton police, officers headed to the area of Woodward Ave. and Ontario St. N. around 7:15 p.m. after receiving a report of a man wielding an axe.

Once at the scene, police took a 45-year-old Milton man into custody and charged him with possession of a dangerous weapon, possession of methamphetamine and probation breach.

He is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information about the incident can submit tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at the website.

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