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Police investigating stabbing of teen in Linacy


Linacy, N.S.

Two men are in custody following the stabbing of an 18-year-old man in Linacy.

Around 7 p.m. on September 16, Pictou District RCMP responded to an assault with a weapon at a home on Merigomish Road, in Linacy.

When officers got to the house, they were told an 18-year-old man had been stabbed several times by another man. The suspect had fled the scene in a vehicle driven by a third man. The victim had also left the home before police arrived.

Officers found the suspect vehicle a short time later and arrested the 23-year-old driver and the 31-year-old passenger for assault with a weapon.

The victim was located and police verified he had stab wounds to his upper body. He was offered medical treatment.

Pictou District RCMP is asking anyone with information about this crime to call the RCMP at 902-755-4141. Please quote file# 20181392660. To remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.

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