June 19, 2017 12:31 pm
Updated: June 19, 2017 12:35 pm

Man recovering after stabbing in Dartmouth

Halifax police are investigating after responding to a reported stabbing.

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A 40-year-old man is recovering from a stab wound after he says a youth stabbed him with a knife Sunday evening in Dartmouth.

Police say they responded to a reported stabbing at about 6:25 p.m. Sunday in the area of Thistle Street and Wyse Road.

On arrival, they found a 40-year-old man with a stab wound to his lower abdomen.

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Officers say the man described being surrounded by a group of seven teens who asked for cigarettes. He said one of the teens then stabbed him with a knife.

Police say the victim’s backpack was taken as the teens left the area.

Multiple units responded but could not locate the suspects.

The Integrated General Investigative Section is investigating.

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