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Man, 62, using walker mugged for change purse in north-end Halifax


- Herald file
- Herald file

A 62-year-old man who uses a walker was mugged by two men just after midnight in the north end of Halifax just after midnight Tuesday.

The victim was walking in the area of the 5500 block of Black Street when he was attacked by the pair, who came out of an alley. One of the muggers hit the man in the head with “an unknown object,’ Halifax police said in a news release. Then, they stole his change purse.

The man was taken to hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. Police and a K-9 unit checked the area but couldn’t find the assailants.

Halifax police request that anyone who witnessed or has video from the area at the time of the incident to call them at 902-490-5020 or submit an anonymous tip through crimestoppers.ca

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