**** HRP Media Release
Police charge man with attempted murder
Officers assigned to the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man with attempted murder in relation to an assault that occurred last night in Dartmouth.
At approximately 3:20 p.m. police were called to an address on Gaston Road for a report of an injured woman. The woman was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Through the investigation, police learned that the victim had been assaulted in a nearby residence by a man who was known to her. At approximately 5:20 p.m. on July 30, a 24-year-old man from Dartmouth turned himself into police.
Jacob Brennan Nagle-Cummings is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today to face charges of:
- 344 Robbery
- 267(a) Assault with a weapon
- 268 (1) Aggravated assault
- 264.1(1)(a) Uttering threats
- 246(a) Choking to overcome
- 239(1)(a) Attempted murder
- 88 Possession of weapon dangerous
- 733.1(1)(a) Breach of probation order
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 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 atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.