A man has been arrested after threatening to kill women at the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre in Vancouver Sunday (Jan. 16).
According to Vancouver police, a witness called 911 just after 1 p.m. after a 31-year-old man followed a woman into the Columbia Street community centre, uttering threats while holding a meat cleaver.
Police arrested the man after he threw away the knife and left. A woman grabbed the knife, called 911 and was able to identify the man to police.
Vancouver police are recommending weapons, assault and breach of bail charges.