Man with sword arrested after verbal conflict

Victoria police arrested a man in possession of a sword outside the Westside Village Save-on-Foods just before 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Police had responded to a verbal disagreement at the Vic West location when the sword was found.

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The man did not pull the sword out and was compliant while being arrested.

He was subsequently transported to the West Shore RCMP detachment because of a warrant in their jurisdiction.

— Times Colonist

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