Teens injured in separate incidents; police respond to robbery

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One stabbed, one received head injury

TRURO – A couple of teenagers suffered injuries following separate reports of disturbances on Monday.

Truro Police Service news

At around 9 a.m., officers with the Truro Police Service responded to a disturbance call at an apartment on Burnyeat Street. Two males had been in a fight and both received injuries.

A 14-year-old from Truro was transported to the Colchester East Hants Health Centre with an injury to his head that required further treatment at the IWK Children’s Hospital in Halifax.

A 24-year-old man attended the hospital on his own for injuries he sustained in the fight.

The matter is still under investigation for possible charges.

Just before 6 p.m. Monday, officers reported to a stabbing on Lyman Street.

When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old male with an injury to his hand. He was treated at the hospital and released.

A 41-year-old Truro man was arrested and charged with assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon and using a weapon dangerous to the public. He will appear in court at a future date.

Shortly after 8 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a call of a robbery.

A male stated that three young males approached him on the west end of Queen Street and demanded money.

The confrontation was brief and the victim was not injured.

The matter remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on the incidents is asked to contact the Truro Police Service at 895-5351, through their Facebook page, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Organizations: Truro Police Service, Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Hospital in Halifax Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Burnyeat Street, Lyman Street, Queen Street

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