Officers are asking the public to help identify a suspect related to an assault earlier this month on a Halifax Transit bus driver.
On July 8 at 9:20 p.m., officers responded to the bus terminal at 24 Nantucket Avenue in Dartmouth for a disturbance. A 44-year-old male bus driver attempted to intervene during a fight between two females but was quickly surrounded by a group of male youths. Three of the males assaulted the driver by knocking him to the ground and kicking him in the face before they fled the area on foot.
An 18-year-old Sackville man has been charged with assault causing bodily harm and breach of recognizance while a 20-year-old Halifax man is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court in August to face a charge of assault causing bodily harm.Police are looking to identify the third suspect in relation to the assault. A photo of the suspect is attached. Police ask anyone who may know this male to contact police at 490-5020. 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.