Man arrested after allegedly chasing people and threatening with chainsaw

Sep 28 2020, 3:49 pm

A man was arrested on Sunday after allegedly chasing people with a chainsaw.

The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) say that the incident occurred just before 6 pm. Officers responded to the man who was reportedly “chasing and threatening people with a chainsaw.”

The suspect had entered Strathcona Park, where he was located and arrested.

“The man was released pending further investigation,” Constable Tania Visintin tells Daily Hive in an email. “Thankfully, no one was injured.”

Police note that investigation over the incident is still ongoing.

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