Police investigate after youth stabbed near Lacewood transit terminal

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred today in Halifax.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. officers responded to a report of an injured person in the area of the 300 block of Lacewood Drive. A youth had been stabbed by another youth, and the suspect fled the area on foot. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male youth in his late teens with long dark brown hair, approximately 5’7” tall, wearing a blue ball hat, a white hooded sweatshirt and grey faded jeans.

The investigation is in the early stages.  A police presence will remain in the area as the investigation continues and officers search for the suspect.

Anyone with information or video from the area 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 by using the P3 Tips app.

Source: HRP

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