Police Requesting Public’s Assistance


Officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated General Investigation Section
are seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection with a
weekend stabbing.
On Saturday, August 4, shortly after 8 p.m., police responded to a
stabbing on Forbes Street in Halifax. Several individuals were involved
in an altercation outside an apartment resulting in one man being
stabbed. He was transported to the QEII Hospital with what are believed
to be non life-threatening injuries.  This afternoon, a Canada-wide
warrant was issued for 19-year-old Michael Richard Stewart. He has been
charged with attempted murder, assault and four counts of breaching his
probation. He is described as white, 6’2”, 190 lbs., with brown
eyes, short black hair and acne on his face.
Michael Stewart is considered dangerous and members of the public
should not approach him or try to take matters into their own hands.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Halifax
Regional Police at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime
Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure
web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your
message to 274637.

Source: Release

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