15 year old female gets injured with own knife

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a teenage female with a stab wound that was in a physical altercation with an adult male in the 100 block of Carnation Crest Halifax on July 29th

Patrol officers responded locating the injured female (15 yrs), with a non-life-threatening injury to a hand.  Police also located the adult male (60 yrs) with minor injuries. 

Officers learned the injured female arrived with a group to confront another teenager and produced a knife.  The adult male intervened and during the struggle both were injured. 

The injured female has been transported to the hospital.  The male declined medical treatment. 

Investigators with Patrol and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation, which is on going. 

The 15 year old female is facing charges of Assault with a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, and will appear in Halifax court on a later date. 

Police are asking anyone with information about either incident to call police at 902-490-5020.  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 by using the P3 Tips app. 

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