October 13, 2017 8:44 am

Man arrested, charged in downtown Halifax assault

Halifax Regional Police released these images of a suspect in relation to an assault investigation. The victim was punched repeatedly by a man while walking in downtown Halifax.

Provided/ Halifax Regional Police

A Halifax man has been arrested and charged in relation to a downtown assault in broad daylight.

According to Halifax Regional Police, a 36-year-old man was walking in the area of Spring Garden Road and Queen Street at about 1 p.m. on Oct. 2 when he was approached by another man.

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The suspect punched the victim repeatedly in the side of the head. The victim received non-life-threatening injuries and was treated in hospital.

Officers arrested a 30-year-old man without incident in the 500 block of Herring Cove Road just before 9 p.m. on Thursday.

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The man has been charged with assault causing bodily harm and was released from custody.

He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on Nov. 21.

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