A man is in police custody, accused of attempting to rob a taxi driver at gunpoint early on Thursday morning.
According to Halifax Regional Police the incident happened just after 1 a.m. in the area of Russell and Isleville streets.
They say the suspect got into the cab for a ride and pulled out a firearm in an attempt to rob the driver.
Police have not offered many other details, only saying the suspect was arrested nearby.
The investigation is ongoing, police say.