Lunenburg County man arrested after stabbing in New Minas area

An RCMP cruiser is seen in this undated file photograph. .
An RCMP cruiser is seen in this undated file photograph. . Alexander Quon/Global News

A 21-year-old man is facing several charges following a stabbing in the New Minas, N.S., area Friday night.

Nova Scotia RCMP say the stabbing in White Rock, N.S., happened around 9:30 p.m.

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Police arrived to scene and arrested the suspect, while the victim had already been transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Joshua Emino of Lunenburg County is facing charges of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, uttering threats, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Emino remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Kentville provincial court on Tuesday.

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Police say the suspect and victim are known to each other, so the stabbing isn’t considered random.

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