**** RCMP Media Release
Help RCMP identify suspects in assault with weapon
Halifax District RCMP is asking for public’s help to identify four youths involved in an assault with a weapon on December 29 in Cole Harbour.
Just after 9 p.m., Halifax District RCMP received of call of an assault with a weapon on Parkedge Cres. The victim heard voices in his backyard, near his shed and observed four male youths. He asked them to leave his property. The victim followed them off his property when one youth turned, spoke to him and then pulled out a gun. The youth fired shots in the air from what is believed to be a pellet gun, pointed the gun in the direction of the victim and fired more shots. The four youths then fled to a wooded trail near the victim’s home.
The victim, a 49-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The four suspects are described as white males, approximately 17-years-old with slim builds. The youth carrying the gun was wearing a bright blue hooded sweater with the hood over his head and another youth was wearing a grey hooded sweater.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Halifax District RCMP Detachment at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.