On December 15 at approximately 6 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to an assault in progress in the 0-100 block of the Bedford Highway.
A 39-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences including three counts of assault, assault with a weapon, three counts of uttering threats and breach of release order. The victim, a 39-year-old man did not suffer any injuries and the men are not known to one another. The incident occurred after the accused exited a Halifax Transit bus and confronted the victim. The accused assaulted the man then presented an edged weapon threatening the victim and attempted to flee from the area and was located a short distance away and taken into custody.
The accused will be appearing in court on December 15th 2020.