October 22, 2018 3:17 pm

Police investigating Sunday morning assault at downtown Halifax bar

Halifax Regional Police are investigating an assault that occurred at Durty Nelly's on Argyle Street.

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Halifax police are investigating an assault that occurred at a bar in downtown Halifax on Sunday morning.

Police say that officers responded to reports of an assault at an Argyle Street bar, Durty Nelly’s, at approximately 2 a.m.

The victim, a 47-year-old man from Halifax, was reportedly struck in the face with an object by a man whom he did not know.

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The 47-year-old sustained non-life-threatening-injuries and received treatment at the hospital.

Police say they are asking for the public’s help in locating a man they believe is their suspect.

Halifax Regional Police describe the man as bearded and standing 6’3″, weighing between 240 and 250 lbs.

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At the time of the incident he was wearing a black hat, black sweater, jeans and had red headphones around his neck.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016.

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