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Ottawa police arrest 19-year-old for allegedly pulling out knife during fight on Canada Day

Police say that three men were fighting on Canada Day and one man allegedly brandished a knife towards the officers.
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Ottawa Police Service vehicle, February 28, 2018. (Photo/ Mike Vlasveld)

Ottawa Police Services (OPS) say a 19-year-old is facing charges after he allegedly brandished a knife towards police officers. 

OPS said in tweet that a member of the public told two RCMP officers, who were on duty as Canada Day security, that three men were fighting near Booth Street and Fleet Street, near the Lebreton Flats Park on Friday, July 1.

Officers located the individuals and separated them. Police say one of the men stood up and brandished a knife at the officers. 

A 19-year-old man was arrested at gunpoint and is facing charges. 

He is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday, July 7. 

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