Man threatens staff with knife after being told to wear mask: Regina police

The Regina Police Service says it has charged a 32-year-old man after he allegedly threatened a retail store employee with a knife after being asked to wear a mask.

Police say the incident took place in the 2100 block Broad Street at about 9:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Reports indicate the man was asked to leave the store because he wasn’t wearing a mask, but returned with a knife and threatened to harm staff.

Police say the man resisted arrest, but was taken into custody. The knife was located, police say,

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Jeremiah David Copeman is charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, possessing a weapon and resisting arrest.

He appeared in court on Wednesday.

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