Police investigate assault with a weapon



At approximately 8:15 p.m. officers responded to an assault with a weapon that had just occurred near Morris and Lower Water streets. The suspect sprayed the victim with a sensory irritant spray, and then fled the area on foot. 

The suspect is described as white and was wearing a black coat with the hood up.

Anyone with information or video from the area is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.