Police officer stabbed in downtown Halifax
HALIFAX - A police officer was stabbed outside a homeless shelter in downtown Halifax on Friday night.
Halifax police say the officer went to an emergency homeless shelter at around 8:30 p.m. to arrest a 31-year-old man wanted on an arrest warrant.
Police say the suspect fled on foot and when the officer caught up with him, the suspect stabbed the officer in the neck and forearm with a knife.
The officer was taken to a hospital where he is in stable condition.
The suspect is in custody.