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15-year-old charged following alleged stabbing in Fall River, N.S.

Halifax Distirct RCMP responded to an assault involving a knife in a wooded area on Lockview Road in Fall River, N.S., at 12:15 p.m. on Monday.
Halifax Distirct RCMP responded to an assault involving a knife in a wooded area on Lockview Road in Fall River, N.S., at 12:15 p.m. on Monday. Reynold Gregor/Global News

A Nova Scotia teen is facing charges in connection with an alleged stabbing in Fall River, N.S., on Monday.

Halifax District RCMP say that at 12:19 p.m., an officer responded to report of an assault involving a knife in a wooded area on Lockview Road.

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The Mounties say a 15-year-old male was allegedly assaulted by another 15-year-old male with a knife.

As a result of their investigation, a 15-year-old boy was taken into custody while the victim was later released from the hospital after being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The teen accused of the stabbing was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court to answer to the following charges:

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  • Aggravated assault
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Extortion
  • Uttering threats
  • Robbery

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The RCMP say their investigation is ongoing.