A man wearing camouflage and walking around a Halifax neighbourhood with what appeared to be guns on his back was arrested Tuesday morning, police say.
Police received a call at 9:24 a.m. about a man walking along a path in the west end of the city with a long gun on his back.
Several officers responded to the scene and the suspect was arrested at 10:25 a.m.
"He was carrying what appeared to be a number of assault rifles that have since been determined to be pellet guns," police said in a press release.
Police continue to investigate. There was no word on charges, and police didn't identify the suspect.
The scenario seemed similar to the June 4 shooting of five Mounties in Moncton, N.B. Three of the officers died.
Justin Bourque, 24, pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder on Aug. 8.