Halifax Regional Police responded to an address on Earleton Ave. in Dartmouth at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 27 regarding a weapons call. A 15-year-old male youth was stabbed in the eye by a 74-year-old woman. The boy was taken to the IWK for treatment of the injury he sustained. The 74-year-old woman was arrested at the scene without incident and is currently in custody. The Integrated General Investigation Section is currently investigating this incident and the investigation is in the early stages.
UPDATE (as of Sunday, September 28): The scene of this incident was processed which included the execution of a search warrant. The 74-year-old female suspect was later released from custody on a promise to appear in court at a later date and also on an undertaking with conditions. She's facing the following charges: assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.