Halifax Police charge woman with assault following bizarre driving incident

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Halifax Regional Police arrested a woman after an assault that occurred yesterday afternoon in Dartmouth.

At 4 p.m. on July 4, police responded to the area of Albro Lake and Victoria Roads for a report of a weapons call where a 27-year-old male driver was assaulted by a female driver. The man advised that he had beeped at the woman for cutting him off, and when both cars were stopped at the intersection, the woman exited her car and approached the man’s car. She proceeded to spit in his face, produced a knife and motioned that she was going to slash his tires. The woman then dropped the knife and fled the area in her car. The man was not injured.

The car was located by a K9 member in the 0-100 block of Metropolitan Avenue in Lower Sackville where a traffic stop was initiated and, at 4:38 p.m., the woman was arrested without incident.

A 24-year-old woman from Lower Sackville has been charged with assault with a weapon, assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of a prohibited weapon. She was later released and is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on August 15 to face these charges.

Halifax Police Service


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