Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in connection with an assault that occurred last month in Halifax.
On August 21 at approximately 2:55 a.m., officers who were outside of the Toothy Moose bar were approached by a staff member requesting assistance in relation to an assault that had just occurred inside the bar. The 25-year-old male victim reported that he had been assaulted by a man not known to him while he was in the washroom. The victim was punched and then struck in the face and head with a bottle, and his wrist watch was stolen.
The victim wasn’t able to provide a suspect description but police are releasing pictures of the male suspect in hopes of identifying him.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about this man’s identity or this incident, to contact police at 490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
Source: Media Release