Interim Media Release
16-8628 At approximately 3:50 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint in the 2400 block of Robie St in Halifax. A 17 year old girl reported to police that she had been involved in a dispute with a group of 3 people that were known to her. The suspect group was comprised of 2 men and 1 girl. One of the men was described as being white, 5’10” with a skinny build. There are no descriptions available for the other suspects.
During that dispute the girl was sprayed with a sensory irritant, the suspects fled from the area in a later model white Mitsubishi Lancer. Police located the sensory irritant container a short distance away from the scene. At this time there have been no arrests and HRP Patrol members are continuing to investigate. The 17 year old 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.
Source: Media Release