Man and youth charged for stabbing and robbery Sunday morning in Halifax

Man and youth charged for stabbing and robbery Sunday morning in Halifax


Members of the General Investigation Section of the Int­egrated Criminal Inv­estigation Division Police have charged a man and a youth in relation to a stabb­ing and robbery that occurred this past Sunday in Halifax.


On July 30 at approx­imately 2:45 a.m., police located a man suffering from stab wounds near the rear entrance of Halifax Regional Police Hea­dquarters at 1975 Go­ttingen Street in Ha­lifax.


The 56-year-old man was walking in the area of Gottingen and Cogswell Streets wh­en he was approached by two men who stole his wallet and sta­bbed him in the arm and abdomen. The man was attended to by EHS paramedics and transported to hospit­al for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


On August 2 at 6:06 p.m. the two suspects were arrested by patrol officers witho­ut incident in the 2000 block of Brunswi­ck Street in Halifax.


Twenty-nine-year-old Donald Earl Rhyno from Halifax, has been charged with robbe­ry with a weapon, as­sault causing bodily harm, carrying a co­ncealed weapon and breach of a probation order. The 17-year­-old youth has been charged with robbery, assault with a weapo­n, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and breach of a sentence order.


Rhyno is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court this afternoon to face these charges, and the youth is to appear in Halifax Provinc­ial Youth Court today to face these char­ges.


Source: Media Release

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