Man stabbed in the face

At approximately 5:10 p.m. on March 28th, 2021 Halifax Regional Police responded to a shelter on Barrington Street, Halifax after a male arrived there suffering from a stab wound to his face. An investigation was initiated and it was discovered that the victim had been in an argument with another male in a residence in the 5200 Block of Tobin Street, Halifax when the male suspect, who is known to the victim stabbed him in the face.

The victim has been treated for non-life threatening injuries and released from hospital.

Police attended the residence and arrested the suspect for aggravated assault without incident. The investigation is in the early stages and Police remain on-scene at the residence. There is no risk to public safety at this time.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5016.  Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip

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Potential COVID-19 variant exposure (Mar 28 2021 report)

No new COVID-19 cases, three new variant cases identified