At approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 10 police responded to Alderney Landing after a report that two men and two women were attacking a male victim with skateboards. The suspects fled upon police arrival but were arrested on Kings Wharf Place after a short foot pursuit. The two women attempted to prevent officers from arresting the men but the suspects were ultimately all taken into custody.
The 19-year-old man and the 23-year-old man, both from Dartmouth, are each facing a charge of assault with a weapon. The 15-year-old female youth and the 22-year-old woman, both from Dartmouth, are each facing a charge of assault with a weapon and obstruction.
They will all appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date
The victim was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.