December 10, 2017, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia…At approximately 2:30 a.m. this morning Halifax District RCMP responded to a stabbing incident in Cole Harbour.

The incident began as a brawl involving several people outside of Big Leagues, Forest Hills Parkway. The parties involved left the scene prior to a second altercation taking place in the parking lot of the Atlantic Superstore on Cole Harbour Rd. that resulted in a 22-year-old man being stabbed. The victim was transported to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries and was later released. A 29-year-old from Dartmouth is facing charges of Assault with a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose. He is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.

This incident remains under investigation by the General Investigation Section of the RCMP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the altercations at either location or who may have information about the incidents to call police at 902-490-5020, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. That’s 1-800-222-TIPS.