**** HRP Media Release
Assault with weapon
Police have charged a man following an assault with a weapon in Halifax
At 1136 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a man throwing rocks at a residence in the 2400 block of Brunswick Street; breaking two windows. The man was also observed throwing a brick at a woman walking in the area and physically assaulting her. He was gone upon police arrival but was arrested a short distance away on Gottingen Street. The victim was not injured in the assault.
This was a random incident, the victim did not know the suspect.
A 31-year-old Halifax man is being held in custody. He will appear in Halifax Provincial Court tomorrow to face charges of assault, assault with a weapon and mischief/property damage.