Serious injuries after man stabbed in Dartmouth

HRP release:

Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred this evening in Halifax.

At approximately 10:41 p.m., police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building on Primrose Street, in Dartmouth. Investigators located a 61-year-old man who had been stabbed. The man was transported to hospital with what are believed to be life-threatening injuries. 

Police remain on scene in the area. Investigators do not believe that this is a random incident. This matter is in the early stages of the investigation 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 or using the P3 Tips App.

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