A man who slipped a knife into his pocket when police approached has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
Officers from the Dauphin RCMP detachment spotted a man walking near 11th Avenue SW in that city at around midnight Sunday, but when they came closer, they saw him put something into his pocket.
They later determined that he was hiding a 12-inch-long knife.
Sidney Ryan Nepinak, 22, of Dauphin has been charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, carrying a concealed weapon and breach of probation. He was held in custody to appear in court yesterday.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition September 17, 2013