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Man arrested on assault, weapons charges after Spryfield incident

Police were on scene, blocking of Forbes Street for approximately five hours Tuesday afternoon and evening
Spryfield Forbes Street Police Incident June 11th, 2019 (Dan Ahlstrand)
Halifax Regional Police on scene at an incident in Spryfield on Forbes Street. (Dan Ahlstrand/


A significant police presence in Spryfield last night that blocked off a street has resulted in an arrest.

Around four o'clock Tuesday afternoon, police responded to a call about a woman that had been assaulted on Forbes Street. Police also had information about a possible firearm at the scene.

After arriving, police found the woman in question who had been assaulted by a man she knew - she was subsequently taken to the QEII for treatment of non life threatening injuries.

The man was believed to be inside an apartment building on Forbes St, around nine o'clock last night police arrested a man for assault and weapons charges.

The investigation is continuing, and anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or using the P3 Tips App.

Dan Ahlstrand

About the Author: Dan Ahlstrand

Dan is the News Director at CityNews 95.7 and co-anchors All News Mornings on each weekday morning from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
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