There were some tense moments on a St. John's MetroBus Thursday.
According to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, around 4:10 p.m., patrol officers responded to the downtown St. John's area after a bus driver reported that a passenger was threatening the driver and other passengers with a box cutter.
As a result a 70-year-old man was arrested for uttering threats, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public and breach of court orders.
He was held in custody until a court appearance. There were no injuries.
The RNC responded to 115 calls for service in a 24-hour period from Thursday morning to early this morning.
Other incidents in the overnight report:
• Shortly before midnight Thursday, officers responded to a disturbance in a house in the centre of the city.
Three youths were charged with a variety of offences including breaches of court orders, being unlawfully in a dwelling, and assaulting a police officer. They were detained to appear before a judge this morning.
The police officer did not sustain any injuries.
• Around 1 a.m today, a 40-year-old man was arrested in an east end home following a report of a disturbance.
He was charged with two counts of common assault, and was also detained to appear before a judge this morning.