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Attempted murder charges Laid in Stabbing – Halifax

Charges Laid in Stabbing

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Two youth face charges in connection with yesterday’s incident that resulted with an officer being stabbed.

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Yesterday, at 5:49 a.m. an HRP officer located a stolen truck on Highway 102 adjacent to School Avenue in Halifax. An officer approached two suspects on a trail adjacent to Joseph Howe Drive near the Ashburn Golf Course and when he attempted to arrest them, one of the suspects stabbed the officer and both suspects fled the area. The officer was taken to the QE2 Emergency and two youths were arrested in the area a short time later.

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As a result of the investigation by members from the Integrated Criminal Investigative Division a male and female youth, both 15-year-old and from Truro were charged overnight.

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The male youth is scheduled to appear in court today and the female youth is in hospital and will appear in court once she is discharged. The charges are as follows:

Charges for female:

Attempted Murder, Possession of a weapon, Resist Arrest, Theft Under $5000 (x2), Break and Enter, Theft of Motor Vehicle, Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle, Dangerous Driving and Mischief over 5000.

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Charges for male:

Theft Under 5000 (x2), Break and Enter, Theft of Motor Vehicle, Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle, Possession of a weapon and Joy Riding

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Note: Some of the charges are a result of offences committed in Truro area.
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Source: Media Release

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