Police have one man in custody following reports of person carrying edged weapon

The area where police arrested a man after chasing him from the 800 block of Selkirk Avenue. Police originally received reports of someone carrying an edged weapon in the 800 block of Selkirk Avenue. Photo taken in the North Gate parking lot along McPhillips Street on June 19, 2021. (Source: Mike Arsenault/CTV News)

Winnipeg police have one person in custody after they received reports of someone carrying an edged weapon.

Police said they received several calls of a person carrying an edged weapon in the 800 block of Selkirk Avenue.

When officers responded to the calls, police said the man ran.

Police said officers were eventually able to catch up to the man in the North Gate parking lot, where the man was tasered and taken into custody.

Details are limited at this time. CTV News will provide more information when it becomes available.