Nova Scotia

3 suspects sought in Lower Sackville stabbing

RCMP are looking for three suspects they believe may have been involved in a stabbing Saturday night in Lower Sackville.

RCMP are looking for three suspects they believe may have been involved in a stabbing Saturday night in Lower Sackville.

RCMP responded to a disturbance at the Metro Transit terminal on Cobequid Road just after 8 p.m.

A man was walking by the bus stop when he was struck by a beer bottle. An argument broke out involving several other people, escalating until two were stabbed.

A 20-year-old sustained life-threatening injuries and is in hospital.

The second victim, a 32-year-old male, suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was also sprayed with an irritant.

The three white male suspects are believed to be about 18 years old, and took a Metro Transit bus shortly after the incident.

RCMP Cpl. Scott MacRae said thanks to cameras on board the bus they have images of the suspects.

"We are obviously looking for these suspects and interested in speaking to them about the incident at the bus stop. We are releasing pictures and are asking the public to identify them, or have any information."

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward and contact any RCMP office, Halifax Regional Police, or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

Suspects

-The first suspect has brown hair shaved on sides, with no facial hair, was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans at the time of the incident.

-The second suspect has no facial hair, was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with Aero 1987 on the front, an Atlanta Braves hat, jean shorts and white tennis shoes.

-The third suspect has no facial hair and was wearing a plaid shirt.

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