Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Halifax

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Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Halifax

At 8:30 p.m. on the 30th of March, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of group of people arguing outside a building in the 5600 block of Bloomfield Street Halifax.​ Patrol officers along with a Police Service Dog responded to the area and discovered Bear Spray was used inside a building and an adult male (21 years old) had a small laceration to his hand.

Officers located and arrested the suspect (58 years old) at the scene.​ Officers learned the suspect and victim were with a group of friends partying when a heated argument began and turned violent. ​ ​ The suspect and victim are known to one another.​ The injured male declined medical treatment.

Investigators with Patrol and the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation.​ The suspect is held for court and is facing the following charges; Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose, Assault with a weapon, Failure to Comply Undertaking and Assault causing bodily harm.

Police are asking anyone with information about either incident to call police at 902-490-5020.​ 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 by using the P3 Tips app.

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