Assault with a weapon investigation

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**** HRP Media Release

Assault with a weapon

At approximately 11:25am, police responded to a weapons call at 320 Lacewood Drive in Halifax, which is the Metro Transit bus terminal. Officers attended and it was learned that a men, not known to the victim at this time, sprayed him with a sensory irritant. During the incident a friend of the victim helped him flush his eyes. There was no further injury or injury to anyone else in the area.

The suspect was reported to have fled on foot towards the Canada Games Center where he entered a vehicle described as a Toyota or Nissan before fleeing the area.

The only description of the suspect was that he was a large male wearing black pants and a red hooded sweater.

This matter remains under investigation 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 using the P3 Tips App.

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