Assault in Downtown Halifax at a Bar – Please Help Identify Him

Police investigate assault

Halifax Regional Police is investigating an assault causing bodily harm that occurred early Sunday morning in Halifax.

On October 21 at approximately 2 a.m., police responded to an assault that had just occurred at Durty Nelly’s located at 1645 Argyle Street. The victim, a 47-year-old man from Halifax, was struck in the face with an object by a male not known to him. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and attended the hospital for treatment.

The suspect is described as a white male 6’3”, 240-250lbs, black hat, beard, black sweater, red head phones around his neck and jeans.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.