February 5, 2016 4:16 pm

5th person charged in connection with Dartmouth stabbing

Francis Vachon/The Canadian Press

Halifax police have charged a fifth person in connection with the stabbing of two people that happened in Dartmouth on Tuesday.

Codie Kenneth Bruce Horne, 20, was arrested Thursday night and faces multiple charges including possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assault with a weapon causing bodily harm, break and enter, and breach of probation.

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Police responded to a report of two people who had been stabbed at a home on Primrose Street early Tuesday morning. They found a 49-year-old man and 18-year-old man with stab wounds.

The victims were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and have since been released.

Four suspects were arrested a short time later in connection with the incident. They all appeared in court on Wednesday to face charges.

Horne was expected to appear in court to face his charges on Friday.

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