HALIFAX - Halifax police say several men were punched and kicked during a swarming in Halifax on Wednesday night.
Police say the five victims were walking on Spring Garden Road when six men approached them and demanded their wallets and phones.
Suddenly, the group began punching and kicking three of the victims. Two motorists stopped to try and help out, and that‚Äôs when the suspects fled on foot.
A police K9 unit was sent to the scene and several men fitting the description of the suspects were arrested. According to police, three of the men remain in custody on unrelated offences.
The victims who were assaulted were treated on scene for minor injuries and released.