Halifax Regional Police say the assault took place around 2 p.m. Monday as the victim was walking on a path between Percy Street and Joseph Howe Drive.
“Police were not called initially but when they were the victim was taken to hospital for treatment of injuries,” a statement reads. “It is not believed the injuries are life threatening.”
The force notes the assault stopped when a man walking along the same path showed up. Nothing was taken from the victim and there were no weapons.
There is a limited description of the three suspects: The men were both white, dressed in all black, and between the ages of 18 and 25. The woman was of a similar age and described as being darker skinned.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.