RCMP Investigating stabbing in Lower Sackville

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a stabbing Thursday morning

Police say a 39-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 400 block of Sackville Drive around 1:!5 a.m. when a suspect walked up to him and stabbed him several times with an unknown item before walking away.

The victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

RCMP say the suspect was last seen on Sackville Drive, walking towards Downsview Mall.

The suspect, who was not known to the victim, is described as being black, approximately 5'10" tall with cornrows pulled back into a ponytail.

Police add he is 30 years old and was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or call Crime Stoppers.