Police looking for suspect in weapons assault

Crime Of The Week

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a weapons assault that occurred in Halifax on June 29th, 2020.

At approximately 10:20 pm, Halifax Regional Police received a report of a weapons assault that had just occurred at the Esso Gas Station, located at 6020 Young Street, Halifax. An unknown male approached the male victim in his vehicle, while parked outside this location. The unknown male then assaulted the victim with an edged weapon. The unknown male then fled in a vehicle, which was later located abandoned within close proximity of the assault. The victim sustained serious injuries, and was transported by EHS to the QE2 Health Sciences Centre for further treatment.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a grey hoodie, long blue jean shorts, blue baseball cap, white socks, black sneakers and black gloves. Further updates to follow, as preliminary investigation continues.

Police are asking anyone with information about this 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.

Case #20-74016