(2:10 p.m.)Halifax Regional Police is investigating an assault that took place this morning in Halifax.
At 6:22 a.m., police responded to a report of an assault taking place at the corner of Mont and Hillary Streets. Upon arrival, officers located a 46-year-old man who had been assaulted by a man with a bat. The victim was taken to hospital with significant injuries that are not believed to life-threatening. The suspect is described as a white man with a skinny build, possibly bald or with very short hair. He left the area in a newer model dark blue Mitsubishi car. Investigators are waiting to interview the victim but at this time it’s believed the incident is not random.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 490-5016. 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.