Man charged for carrying axe, yelling near school in Behchoko

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A Behchoko man is in police custody following reports that he was seen running and yelling near a school in the community while carrying an axe. 

Police say the man, who hasn’t been identified, faces a charge of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Further reports suggest the man was also seen waving knives and yelling.

Following an extensive yet unsuccessful search, the man turned himself in to police in the community.

RCMP continue to investigate.

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