Nova Scotia

Good Samaritan struck in the face near Dartmouth mall

A 49-year-old man from Dartmouth faces several charges after an altercation near the Dartmouth Shopping Centre on Monday night.

A 49-year-old man from Dartmouth faces several charges after an altercation near the Dartmouth Shopping Centre on Monday night.

Halifax police said two people spotted a man and woman in a dispute near the mall at about 10 p.m.

They said when the two tried to help the woman a 32-year-old man was hit in the face.

Someone also noticed a knife.

The suspect made a run for it, but was arrested a short time later on Albro Lake Road.

He’s been charged with assault with a weapon, theft and breaching a court order.

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