**** HRP Media Release
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.