Assault reported at Salvation Army

Whitehorse RCMP are investigating a report of an assault with a weapon at the Salvation Army on Fourth Avenue.

Whitehorse RCMP are investigating a report of an assault with a weapon at the Salvation Army on Fourth Avenue.

Whitehorse resident Justin Charlie, 35, was arrested in connection with the incident, which was reported around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Charlie allegedly pulled a knife on a staff member at the Salvation Army after being asked to leave. The staff member was unharmed, and Charlie left on foot.

RCMP officers and police dogs responded to the incident and arrested Charlie in a nearby parking lot. A knife was located nearby.

Charlie is facing multiple charges, including assault with a weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a weapon for a dangerous purpose and causing a disturbance.

He is also charged with failing to comply with a probation order.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Whitehorse RCMP at 867-667-5555.

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