Antigonish County RCMP is investigating a stabbing incident that took place earlier this morning.
At approximately 3:50 a.m., RCMP and EHS responded to a stabbing incident that occurred at a residence on Highway 4 in Afton.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 29-year-old man from Afton had been stabbed in the face by another man. The victim was transported to St. Martha’s Hospital by EHS with non life-threatening injuries. An RCMP police dog was called to the scene but no suspect was apprehended. The victim has since been released from hospital.
RCMP do not believe this was a random act. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Antigonish RCMP Detachment at (902) 863-6500. You can also call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477). The investigation is continuing.