February 9, 2019 11:04 am
Updated: February 9, 2019 1:33 pm

Police investigating pair of assaults in Halifax

Officers believe both incidents are connected.

Alexa MacLean/Global Halifax

Halifax Regional Police are investigating two assaults that happened in the city early Saturday morning.

Police say just before 1:30 a.m., officers received a call that one male was being beaten up by three others in the 10-20 block of Plateau Crescent.

About 10 minutes later, a call was received that a male in the 10-20 block of Braeside Crescent had been stabbed.

Officers believe both incidents are connected.

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The 20-year-old man who was stabbed was taken to hospital for treatment. His injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

The only description police have of the suspects is that they’re white males.

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Anyone with information on either assault is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.

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