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Police investigate stabbing in Lake Echo

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Halifax District RCMP is investigating a stabbing that happened in Lake Echo.

Police say that on Saturday, around 2:00 p.m., officers and EHS responded to a report of a stabbing of a 47-year-old woman at a residence on Bumpy Lane in Lake Echo. The woman, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was transported to hospital by ambulance.

According to police, the victim was stabbed at the residence on the previous evening. Police do not believe this was a random act and they have not yet made an arrest.

Police ask anyone with information on this incident to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.