Halifax District RCMP is investigating a stabbing incident that resulted in one of their officers being injured.
At 10 a.m. this morning, RCMP responded to a report of a man who attended the Cobequid Community Health Centre stating he was a harm to himself and others and then left the building.
RCMP officers located him a short time later in his vehicle in a nearby parking lot. When approached by police, the man got out of his vehicle and stabbed one of the officers in the upper leg. A second officer deployed a Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) and arrested the man and he was then taken to hospital.
The injured officer is being treated at hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
The investigation in ongoing.
Source : Media Release