Man charged following assault with a weapon


**** RCMP Media Release

Man charged following assault with a weapon

The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division have charged a 29-year-old man with assault with a weapon.

At approximately 10:35 p.m. on February 22, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call about an assault. When police arrived, they located a victim who appeared injured. The victim was transported to hospital by EHS for non life-threatening injuries.​ The suspect, who was known to the victim, had already left the scene. Police attempted to locate the suspect but were unsuccessful. On February 26, the suspect turned himself in to police and was arrested without incident.

Adam Timothy Barkhouse of Eastern Passage is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Aggravated Assault, Unlawfully in a Dwelling House and Mischief. Barkhouse remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on March 3 at 1:30 p.m.

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