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Police investigate stabbing of 26-year-old in Dartmouth

True North Crescent is seen on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. Alexa MacLean/Global News

One man is in hospital and Halifax Regional Police are searching for a suspect in connection with an early morning stabbing Saturday.

Police received a report of a man with a knife in the area of True North Crescent and Highfield Park Drive in Dartmouth.

Police said at approximately 3 a.m., a witness called about the armed man who appeared to be in a verbal dispute with another man.

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Officers attended the area looking for the two men and found a 26-year old Dartmouth man suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound to his neck.

Police said they believe this is related to the original call. The man was transported to hospital for treatment.

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According to police, the suspect has not been located, but the suspect and victim are believed to be known to one another.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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