Police are looking for four youths after a stabbing incident near Charles Street in Halifax.
At approximately 5 pm, two adult males age 19 and 20 were walking on Creighton Street near Charles Street. They were taunted by a group of youth in the area, one of the youth threw a rock striking one of the adult males. A verbal exchange occurred, and they were confronted by the group of four youths. One of the adult male victims was punched twice by one of the youth. The other male victim was stabbed in the rear of the neck. All four youth then fled toward the basketball court on Gottingen Street. The victim made his own way to the QEII Emergency where he received treatment for a puncture wound to his neck and released. The second adult male who was punched did not require medical treatment. The victims contacted police while they were at the QEII to report the incident.
All the suspects were between 13 and 16 years described as males wearing dark baggie clothing. One of the youth was described as approximately 6'5" the other three 5'5" or shorter. There are no other descriptors at this time.
Police are asking anyone with information on this assault, to contact investigators at 490-5016 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.