At approximately 2:15 am Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint, that had occurred approximately 30 minutes earlier, in the 200 block of Willett St in Halifax. A 29 year old man was walking along Willett St when he approached a man who was sitting alone at a bus stop. As the victim approached the man, he stood up, produced a knife and stated “Don’t move”. The victim was able to kick the man and flee the area without injury or loss of property. Due to the time delay, a suspect was not located. The suspect is described as a man, 5’10” tall, wearing a black winter trench coat and a scarf over his face, carrying a knife approximately 5 inches in length. Anyone with information about this assault is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020 or Crimestoppers.
At approximately 2:25 am Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an assault that had occurred approximately 10 minutes earlier in the 6100 block of Quinpool Rd. A 35 year old man was walking along Quinpool Rd with his girlfriend, they were approached by a group of males in a truck and an argument ensued. Two men exited the truck and became involved in an altercation with the victim. During this altercation, one of the men from the truck struck the victim in the face with what he believes was a tire iron. The suspects then returned to the truck which fled the area Westbound toward the Armdale Roundabout. The victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspects are described as 4 white males, each approximately 25 years of age. The truck they were operating is described as a gray, Chevrolet Silverado extended cab with a burned out taillight and a burned out headlight, the truck also had a rack in the back. Anyone with information about this assault is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020 or Crimestoppers.
Source: Media Release