Nova Scotia

Man sought in Stewiacke assault

RCMP in Nova Scotia say a 30-year-old man faces a charge of attempted murder after an assault in Stewiacke last week.

Victim seriously hurt in Friday attack

RCMP in Nova Scotia say a 30-year-old man faces a charge of attempted murder after an assault in Stewiacke last week.

Colchester County RCMP said Andrew Stephen Robinson will also be charged with aggravated assault once he's found.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP or Crime Stoppers immediately.

"Robinson is known to be violent and has access to firearms," RCMP said in a statement released on Monday.

Officers were called to Main Street in Stewiacke on Friday at about 8 p.m. They found a 32-year-old man unconscious and suffering from serious head wounds.

Paramedics rushed the victim to Colchester Regional Hospital in Truro and then on to Halifax for emergency surgery.

The man, from Shubenacadie, is in serious but stable condition.

Robinson is described as six-foot-one and 220 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

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