Nova Scotia

Halifax man charged in wife's stabbing

Police have charged a man in relation to the life-threatening injuries his wife received when she was stabbed in Halifax Saturday.

Police have charged a man in relation to the life-threatening injuries his wife received when she was stabbed in Halifax Saturday.

At 12:15 p.m. police received a call about a woman who had been stabbed arriving at a Kwik-Way Convenience Store at the corner of Herring Cove Road and Glenora Avenue.

The incident happened at a residence in the 100 block of Herring Cove Road.

A female family member, tried to intervene and she was also stabbed by the man. A male family member also attempted to intervene, however, the suspect then chased his wife and the male relative down the street to the corner store.

The two women stabbed were taken to hospital. The man’s wife suffered life-threatening injuries and is in hospital, while the female relative was treated and released from hospital Saturday.

The 52-year-old Halifax man was arrested at the couple's home shortly after the incident.

He is in custody and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court Monday.

He faces two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of uttering threats to cause bodily harm or death, and possession of weapon dangerous to the public peace.

 

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