Winnipeg police arrest man after frightening axe incident at Osborne Station

The suspect in a harrowing incident at the Osborne Rapid Transit Station Thursday afternoon held an axe to a man’s throat, said police.Police said the victim was able to force the axe away, cutting his hand in the process.The suspect then chased a second victim and threatened her with the weapon.READ MORE: Hatchet-wielding man threatened paramedics, say Winnipeg policePolice were able to track the suspect down near Jessie Avenue and Pembina Highway and arrest him without incident.Steven Andrew Beaulieu, 33, faces charges of assault with a weapon, weapon possession, and failing to comply with a probation order.He was detained in custody.Officers responded to the report of a male armed with an axe at the Osborne Rapid Transit Station. The suspect placed the axe against a males throat. The victim was able to force the axe away. Officers located the suspect and placed him under arrest.— Winnipeg Police (@wpgpolice) May 10, 2019
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