Nova Scotia

Charges laid after woman injured in Dartmouth stabbing

Halifax Regional Police have laid charges against a Dartmouth man after a woman was stabbed Monday afternoon.

Woman was treated at hospital and released

Several police vehicles were on the scene after the stabbing. (Craig Paisley/CBC)

Halifax Regional Police have laid charges against a Dartmouth man after a woman was stabbed Monday afternoon.

A woman was stabbed "several times during a confrontation" with a man she knew, Halifax Regional Police Const. Pierre Bourdages said in a statement. The CBC's Craig Paisley said he was told the woman was stabbed twice in the leg.

Police were called to an apartment located at 50 Roleika Drive in Dartmouth at 12:18 p.m. Monday. The woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and has since been released.

Police arrested a 37-year-old man at the scene. He's facing charges of assault causing bodily harm and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace. 

He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

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