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.
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:
- Aggravated assault
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Uttering threats
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The RCMP say their investigation is ongoing.