Winnipeg man arrested, knife seized after transit incident Monday

A Winnipeg man is in custody after police say a knife was waved and passengers were threatened on a downtown transit bus.

Police said they were called to the area of Portage Avenue and Vaughan Street, where the bus had stopped, around 6 p.m. Monday in response to a report of an armed man uttering threats.

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The man, who police say appeared intoxicated, was safely arrested and a knife was seized. No one was injured in the incident.

A 32-year-old has been charged with possessing a weapon and two counts of failing to comply with a release order.

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