Halifax Regional Police is investigating after a party turned violent in the city’s north end.
At 8:30 p.m. Monday, police say they were called to the 5600 block of Bloomfield Street in Halifax, where a group of people were reportedly arguing outside. When officers arrived, they learned someone had sprayed bear spray, and a 21 year old man had a small cut on his hand.
Officers arrested the suspect, a 58 year old man, who was known to the victim. Police say the suspect and victim were partying with a group of friends when a “heated argument began and turned violent.”
The suspect is in custody and has been charged with possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, assault with a weapon, failure to comply with an undertaking and assault causing bodily harm.