At 2:20 a.m. on January 26, 2014, Halifax Regional Police responded to an injured person call near the intersection of Brunswick Street and Portland Place in Halifax. Responding officers found a 26-year-old man lying on Brunswick Street just north of Portland Place. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of a head injury that resulted in a concussion and stitches. The victim could not be interviewed at the time of the incident due to his injury.
Witnesses observed a dark-colored SUV leaving the area and a short time later, patrol officers located a vehicle matching the description. Two men and a women were arrested, interviewed and subsequently released without charges. The vehicle was seized and forensically examined by HRP Forensic Identification Officers.
The victim has been released from hospital and this matter remains under investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police at 490-5020 or their local police department. 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 texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.