(Updated) HRP investigate Assault with a Weapon – Halifax


**** 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.

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