2 facing attempted murder charges after Cole Harbour stabbing

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Halifax District RCMP say two people are facing attempted murder charges after a 21-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries in a stabbing at a Cole Harbour business.

Police and EHS were called to the scene on Cole Harbour Road at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Police learned the victim came into a retail business and was shortly followed in by another man who then exited the business only to return with a woman,” RCMP wrote in a release.

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“The man then stabbed the victim, and he and the woman immediately left fleeing in a vehicle they arrived in.”

The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance.

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On Monday afternoon, officers arrested two people in relation to the incident.

RCMP say a 26-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman, both of Halifax, will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on Tuesday to face charges of attempt to commit murder.

Investigators have previously said they don’t believe this was a random act.

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