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Man arrested following stabbing in Tatamagouche, N.S.

The RCMP logo is seen on the shoulder of a superintendent during a news conference. (Source: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld) The RCMP logo is seen on the shoulder of a superintendent during a news conference. (Source: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
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Colchester County District RCMP said a man involved in a stabbing Sunday morning in Tatamagouche, N.S., has been arrested.

According to a news release from RCMP, officers received a report from a man who stated that he had stabbed a woman, known to him, at a home on Highway 246 near the 3000 block around 2:30 a.m.

RCMP said officers safely arrested the 41-year-old Tatamagouche man at the scene and immediately provided first aid to the victim.

The victim, a 45-year-old Tatamagouche woman, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by EHS said police.

The 41-year-old man remains in custody. He will be appearing in Truro provincial court to face charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

The investigation is ongoing.

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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