Man carrying pick axe and yelling tackled by police in Oak Bay

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A man was sent to hospital for a mental health assessment Tuesday afternoon following an incident in Oak Bay.

Oak Bay Police say a man yelling and carrying a pick axe was first spotted on Oak Bay Avenue and then fled into a nearby coffee shop where he was tackled by officers.

He was transported to hospital. There were no injuries.

In a tweet, police thanked the public for calling the incident in to them.


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