Shelburne County man facing assault & weapons charges

A young Shelburne County man is facing serious charges after allegedly threatening another man with a knife.

The RCMP were called to a Jordan Bay home late Sunday morning, where they arrested a 24-year-old man.

Police say no one was hurt and the victim, a woman and two small children who had been in the home when the incident happened had left before officers arrived.

Cade Alexander Benham of Jordan Bay has been charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and failing to comply with an undertaking.

He's being held in custody and is due in court March 20.