Halifax Regional Police have charged a youth in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax last month.
On December 2, 2022, at approximately 8:50 p.m. police responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of the 5000 block of Salter Street in Halifax. Officers located a 56-year-old man who had been stabbed. The victim was transported to hospital with what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Yesterday, members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division arrested a 17-year-old youth in Halifax. The youth is scheduled to appear in youth court today to face charges of:
- Attempted murder
- Aggravated assault
- Carrying a concealed weapon
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Breach of a youth probation order (x2)