**** HRP Media Release
Police release image of suspect in assault
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in an assault with a weapon that occurred in Halifax last week.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on September 8 police responded to a report of an assault in progress at the McDonald’s drive-thru located at 331 Herring Cove Road. The suspect approached a man, who was inside his vehicle at the time of the assault and struck him with what was described as a metal object. The suspect then fled the area in a vehicle. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment of what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 25 to 35-years-old, with a thin build, approximately 5’8” tall and short dark hair. At the time, the suspect was wearing a grey t-shirt, sunglasses, mask and light-coloured hat and pants. It is believed that the suspect left in a dark coloured Ford Fusion.
Police are releasing a video clip of the suspect and ask anyone with information about him 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.