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22-year-old charged with assault after downtown Halifax fight

The fight broke out on Grafton Street on Friday night where at least one man was sent the hospital with injuries
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Halifax Regional Police headquarters ( file photo)

A 22-year-old man is facing multiple charges after a physical fight broke out in downtown Halifax last week.

On Aug. 27 around 11:45 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a number of people who were involved in the fight on Grafton Street.

HRP says the fight took place in the 1700 block of Grafton Street, somewhere between Prince and Carmichael streets.

"The physical confrontation had ended prior to police arriving on scene," an HRP news release says. "Officers located an injured man who was taken to hospital for treatment of what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries."

The 22-year-old was arrested in the area and will face the following charges in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date:

  • Assault
  • Assault causing bodily harm
  • Uttering threats to cause bodily harm or death
  • Causing a disturbance

The matter remains under investigation.

Police asks anyone with information to call 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or by using the P3 Tips app.

Chris Stoodley

About the Author: Chris Stoodley

Chris was born and raised in Halifax. After graduating from the journalism program at King's, he started as CityNews Halifax's weekend editor.
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