SiRT investigating Eastern Passage incident involving off-duty officer

Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT)

The Serious Incident Reponse Team (SiRT) is investigating following a threats complaint in Eastern Passage involving an off-duty police officer from Halifax Regional Police.

Halifax District RCMP responded to the scene around 4 p.m. yesterday, and Caldwell Road was closed for several hours.

The matter involved a man and woman who are known to each other, and police say the man, an off-duty officer, was located nearby and arrested.

Police say the woman was not with him at the time, and no one was injured.

The matter was referred to SiRT in accordance with the Police Act, as it involved an officer.