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Man facing assault charges after stabbing Friday in Inverness, N.S.

Nova Scotia RCMP say a 54-year-old man has been arrested after a stabbing in a parking lot in Inverness on Friday night.
Nova Scotia RCMP say a 54-year-old man has been arrested after a stabbing in a parking lot in Inverness on Friday night. Jeremy Keefe/Global News

Police in Nova Scotia say a 54-year-old man has been arrested after a stabbing in a parking lot in Inverness on Friday night.

The RCMP says the man turned himself in following the incident on Central Avenue.

They say a 38-year-old male victim who knew his attacker sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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The suspect is facing charges of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

He is expected to appear in court on Monday.

Police say their investigation into what happened is ongoing.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 9, 2020.