Police investigating assault with a weapon in Halifax.

On September 27th at approximately 4:25 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a retail outlet in the 0-100 block of Washmill Lake Drive, Halifax for a report of security officer who had been stabbed.

The male security officer confronted a suspect who was stealing merchandise from the store at which point the suspect turned on the guard stabbing him in the arm. The victim received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment. 

The suspect fled the area on foot and is described as a male, 25-30 years old, 6 feet tall wearing blue jeans, sneakers and a baseball hat. The suspect has not been located. 

This matter is in the early stages of the investigation, Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 902-490-5016. 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 using the P3 Tips App.