At approximately 5:50 p.m. on January 18, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint in the 2400 block of Robie Street in Halifax.
A 17-year-old girl reported to police that she had been involved in a dispute with a group of three people who were known to her. The suspect group was comprised of two men and one female youth. One suspect is described as a white male, 5’10”, with a skinny build. There are no descriptions available for the other suspects.
During the dispute the girl was sprayed with a sensory irritant. The suspects fled from the area in a late model white Mitsubishi Lancer. Police located the sensory irritant container a short distance from the scene.
At this time there have been no arrests and Patrol members continue to investigate. The victim was treated by EHS Paramedics at the scene and released.
Officers are looking to speak with anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident and ask that they contact Halifax Regional 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca
or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.