July 31, 2014 3:41 am
Updated: July 31, 2014 5:21 am

UPDATED: Police arrest teenager after man stabbed in downtown Halifax

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HALIFAX — Halifax Regional Police have arrested a 17-year old in connection with a stabbing Tuesday evening in downtown Halifax.

Police say the 38-year old man was stabbed in the 2100 block of Barrington Street, near the Metro Turning Point shelter, during a fight with the teenager. Officers searched the area late into the night, and arrested the suspect the next day.

The victim has non-life threatening injuries, and is still in hospital.

The teen is charged with one count of attempted murder and two counts of breaching probation.

Police say the suspect and the victim knew each other.

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