Police investigating assault with a weapon in Halifax.


**** HRP Media Release

Police investigating assault with a weapon in Halifax.
On September 27th at approximately 4:25 p.m.​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a retail outlet in the​ 0-100 block of Washmill Lake Drive, Halifax for a report of security officer​ who had been stabbed.​
The male security officer confronted a suspect​ who was stealing merchandise​ from the store at which point the​ suspect​ turned on the guard stabbing him in the arm. The victim received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.​
The suspect fled the area on foot​ and is described as a male, 25-30 years old, 6 feet tall wearing blue jeans, sneakers and a baseball hat. The suspect has not been located.​
This matter is in the early stages of the investigation, Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 902-490-5016. 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 using the P3 Tips App.

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