Police Investigate Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth


**** HRP Media Release

Police Investigate Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

At 7:12 p.m., 18 April, Halifax Regional Police responded to a 911 call reporting a group of people damaging a vehicle and fighting with weapons on Catherine Street Dartmouth.​ Multiple officers responded and located an injured adult female with minor non-life-threatening injuries.​ Officers confirmed a female damaged a vehicle in the 0-50 block of Catherine Street.​ The owners of the vehicle, two adult males, confronted the female who was with another female.​

Both females then assaulted the males using a knife and a blunt object.​ The males were able to defend themselves and disarm the attackers.​ One of the females was injured during the altercation.​

Officers arrested both females at the scene without incident.​ Paramedics treated the injured female.​No one else was injured.

Police charged a 45-year-old female and a 25-year-old female, both from Dartmouth, with Possession of a Weapon and Assault with a Weapon.​ The 25-year-old is also charged with Mischief (Property Damage).​ Both have been released with conditions and will appear in Dartmouth Court on a later date.

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