**** HRP Media Release
Assault with a Weapon
Update: Investigators have charged Stephen Wayne Frederick, 63, of Halifax with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial court today to face the charges.
On September 2nd at 7:55 p.m., officers responded to the area of Rosedale Avenue and Dutch Village Road in Halifax in response to a Weapons call. Officers located a man suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound to his leg, officers administered first aid to the victim prior to EHS arrival. A suspect was arrested on scene and is in custody.
Members of the Integrated General Investigation Section along with the Forensic Identification Unit attended and the scene is being held for a warrant at this time.
The matter is under investigation and the Media Unit will provide an update in the morning.