Charges after man assaulted with bat

Halifax Regional Police has laid charges in relation to an assault that occurred this morning in Dartmouth.

At approximately 9:40 a.m. police responded to the 0-100 block of Primrose Street for a report that a man was threatening a group of people with a bat. A man got into an argument with three men and then assaulted one of the men with the bat.

Officers arrived on scene and arrested the suspect without incident. A 36-year-old man is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth provincial court at a later date to face charges of:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Assault causing bodily harm

The victim was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area 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 or by using the P3 Tips App.

Source: Release

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