Bathurst man arrested following standoff with police

A 54-year-old Bathurst man has been arrested following a standoff with police earlier this week.

Cst. Jeff Chiasson says officers were called to a home on King Ave. where the man had barricaded himself inside shortly before 7pm on Tuesday.

He surrendered to police before midnight and was arrested without incident.

The man is charged with uttering threats and is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.