HALIFAX -- Halifax police say a 50-year-old man has been arrested on assault and weapons charges.

Police say they responded to an incident at an apartment on Gaston Road around 11:00 p.m. Sunday in which a man allegedly pointed a gun at a woman.

The 37-year-old woman wasn't hurt.

Police say they seized three rifles following a search of the apartment.

The suspect faces several charges including assault with a weapon, careless use of a firearm and uttering threats.