Two men were assaulted and robbed early Sunday morning in downtown Halifax by a group of at least four men.
When police arrived at the scene at the corner of Barrington and George streets at 3:41 a.m., they discovered two men — 25 and 29 years old, respectively — suffering from injuries. "One of the victims was unconscious, the other conscious but bleeding from the face," Halifax Regional Police said in a news release.
One of the men's wallets was stolen during the assault; no weapon was used in the robbery.
At least four black men in their mid-20s were involved in the mugging, police were told. The first suspect was wearing green pants, a green vest and black sweater; the second wore dark green pants and a dark sweater; the third wore black pants and a dark, hooded sweatshirt; the fourth wore blue jeans and dark sweater.
The victims have been released from the hospital but require further medical treatment.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.