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A 41-year-old man is facing multiple charges following a stabbing incident in Antigonish.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday, Antigonish RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a local business. When police arrived, they located a 36-year-old man who had been stabbed in the stomach after a confrontation with another man in the parking lot of a business. The victim suffered minor injuries.
The RCMP’s Antigonish Street Crime Enforcement Unit and North East Nova Traffic Unit assisted investigators and located the suspect on West Street. He was arrested without incident.
Trevor Burns, 41, of Antigonish has been charged with the following:
- Assault with a weapon
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Fail to comply with conditions
Burns was remanded to the North East Nova Correctional Center and is scheduled to appear in court virtually this afternoon.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Pictou District RCMP at 902-755-4141. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App