Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred this morning in Dartmouth.
At approximately 8:11 a.m., police responded to a report of an injured person in the Victoria Road area of Dartmouth. Officers located a 31-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to his face. Emergency Health Services transported the man to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Through the course of the investigation, officers believe an altercation took place inside an apartment on Jackson Road involving the victim and two men and a woman. The incident is not believed to be random.
The investigation is in the early stages and limited details are available at this time. Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact 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 at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
Source: Media Release