Eskasoni RCMP has charged a man after a stabbing /Police lay charges in stabbing


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Eskasoni RCMP charge man in stabbing

Eskasoni RCMP has charged a man after a stabbing at a home in Eskasoni.

On April 14, 2023, at approximately 4:10 p.m., Eskasoni RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a home on Eagleview Dr. in Eskasoni. RCMP officers learned that a man and a male youth had gotten into a physical altercation in the home which led to the man stabbing the male youth. The male youth suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries. RCMP officers safely arrested the man and transported him to the Eskasoni Detachment. Both the man and youth are known to each other.

Arnold Xavier Sylliboy, 21, of Eskasoni First Nation, has been charged with Assault with a Weapon. He was remanded into custody and will appear in Sydney Provincial Court later today.


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Police lay charges in stabbing

Halifax Regional Police have laid charges in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth on the weekend.

On April 16 at approximately 3 a.m., police responded to a report of a stabbing in the parking lot of the Best Western hotel located at 15 Spectacle Lake Drive in Dartmouth. Officers located a 43-year-old man who had been stabbed. The man was transported to hospital with what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect was arrested in the area a short time later. Kyle Colp, 19, is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth provincial court today to face charges of:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Possession a weapon dangerous to the public peace


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