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A Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officer was stabbed this morning while responding to a stolen vehicle call.

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A Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officer was stabbed this morning while responding to a stolen vehicle call.

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At 5:49 a.m. an HRP officer located a stolen truck on Highway 102 adjacent to School Avenue.

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Another officer approached two people who were seen fleeing from the vehicle and located them on a trail near the Ashburn Golf Course.

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As the officer attempted to speak with the suspects, one of them stabbed him and then both suspects fled the area.

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Officers, with the assistance of a K-9 team, conducted a track and located a female youth believed to be one of the suspects. She was taken into custody. A male youth believed to be the other suspect was located nearby and taken into custody a short time later.

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The officer was transported to hospital where he underwent surgery. He is in stable condition and recovering in hospital.

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Investigators with the Integrated General Investigation Section are currently investigating the incident; charges are anticipated.

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Source: Media Release

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