Police are investigating an assault which occurred last night in Dartmouth.
At approximately 10:40 p.m., there was an assault involving two offenders at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility. The victim, a 19-year-old Lower Sackville man, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by EHS.
This matter is being investigated by the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. Investigators have a suspect, a 20-year-old Halifax man, in custody in relation to this matter. The investigation is ongoing.