Police have charged a man and a youth in relation to a stabbing that occurred over the weekend in Halifax.
At approximately 1:20 a.m. on February 9, police received a report of three males assaulting a man in a parking lot on Plateau Crescent in Halifax, followed by a second report that a man had been stabbed in the area. Officers responded to Braeside Lane and located a 20-year-old Halifax man who had been stabbed.
The man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Patrol officers and a K-9 team searched the area but were not able to locate the suspects.
At approximately 4 p.m. on February 12, two suspects were arrested without incident at a residence on Main Street in Halifax.
Jermain Dawson Harvey, 18, of Halifax is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face charges of aggravated assault and possession of a weapon. A 16-year-old male youth is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Youth Court today to face charges of aggravated assault and possession of a weapon.
The investigation is still ongoing and anyone who has information on this incident is asked to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.
Source : Media Release