Police investigate North Preston home invasion


RCMP say a 54-year-old man suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries following a home invasion in North Preston.

Officers responded around 3:30 a.m. Friday to a stabbing at a home on Ernie Lane.

When police arrived, they discovered the suspect had left the area and the victim was taken to hospital for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.

RCMP say their investigation has revealed the suspect forced his way into the home and demanded money, a struggle ensued, and the suspect stabbed the victim before fleeing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).