Police seek assistance in identifying suspect in assault

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Police seek assistance in identifying suspect in assault

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in an assault that occurred last month.

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on January 11 officers responded to a report of an assault in-progress near the 6900 block of Mumford Road in Halifax. A man got into a verbal dispute with a cab driver. When he was asked to leave the vehicle, he assaulted the driver and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man in his early twenties, approximately 6” tall and 150 lbs with dark hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing a red hat and a blue jacket.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about the incident or video from the area is asked to contact police. 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 via the P3 Tips App.

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