Two teens charged following weekend stabbing in Halifax: police

Two teens face charges of aggravated assault and possession of a weapon. Global Halifax

An 18-year-old man and 16-year-old boy are facing charges following a reported assault and stabbing in Halifax over the weekend.

Halifax Regional Police say just before 1:30 a.m., officers received a call that a man was being beaten up by three others in a parking lot on Plateau Crescent.

About 10 minutes later, a call was received that a 20-year-old man in the 10-20 block of Braeside Lane had been stabbed. He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers and a canine unit searched the area but were not able to locate the suspects. Police believe the incidents are connected.

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At the time, police said the only description they had of the suspects was that they were white males.

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In an updated news release, police said they arrested two suspects on Tuesday around 4 p.m. at a residence on Main Street.

Jermain Dawson Harvey, 18, and the teen, both from Halifax, face charges of aggravated assault and possession of a weapon.

Both are scheduled to appear in Halifax court on Wednesday.

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Anyone who may have information on the assaults is still asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.

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