Halifax man facing several charges after hospital employee allegedly threatened with pellet gun

A Halifax man is facing several charges after allegedly threatening a hospital employee with a pellet gun.

Police say a man was in his car and leaving work at the Veterans Memorial Hospital at about 10 last night when he was verbally threatened.

Police say the suspect pulled out a handgun and pointed it at him through his car window before leaving.

He was arrested a short time later and is facing charges of robbery, threats, breach charges and multiple firearms related offences.