Attempted murder investigation underway in East Pubnico

April 29, 2019, East Pubnico, Nova Scotia . . . At 8:07 p.m. on April 28, Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to a call reporting a man was found on the ground outside a home, suffering from a knife wound to his back. The man was transported to hospital via LifeFlight and is expected to survive.

The RCMP arrested a 28-year-old man from a home nearby, in connection with the incident. He remains in custody. In addition, police closed Hwy. 3 in the area, for the purpose of collecting evidence. RCMP remain on scene, and the road remains closed. It is expected to re-open later today, and traffic is being diverted.

The RCMP’s Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit is investigating the matter and is being assisted by RCMP Forensic Identification Technicians. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information about it is asked to contact Yarmouth Rural RCMP at 902 742-9106. 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.

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