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RCMP investigate two Saturday night stabbings

Halifax District RCMP dealt with two stabbings overnight Saturday involving teenagers.

Halifax District RCMP dealt with two stabbings overnight Saturday involving teenagers.

The first took place in Lower Sackville as police investigate a stabbing that sent an 18-year-old male to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say they initially responded to a report of a disturbance at Churchill Downs Centre at 11:07 p.m. and upon arriving were told by a witness a teenager was stabbed and taken to hospital by friends.

No arrests have been made.

About 90 minutes later, RCMP responded to a residence on Norway Maple Drive in Timberlea as an 18-year-old male showed up stating he had been stabbed.

The victim was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say an investigation revealed there was an altercation between the victim and the suspect on a trail behind St. Margarets Bay Road.

Sunday morning, an 18-year-old male suspect turned himself into police. He was released and will appear in Halifax provincial court July 29 charged with assault with a weapon and aggravated assault.

 
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