Medicine Hat Police say one man is facing charges after taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent.

It happened around 6:00 am Thursday morning in the 1000 block of Balmoral St. SE

Police were told the suspect showed the owner a knife when confronted.

When officers located the suspect, he pulled the knife from his pocket but only dropped it after being told to several times.

The 20 year old man faces charges of Assault with a Weapon, Take Motor Vehicle without Consent and Utter Threats.