Halifax Regional Police are looking to identify a man who cut a traffic-control worker with a knife after he was told he couldn’t make a turn at a construction site in Halifax early Monday morning.
At about 1:30 a.m., police received a report of an assault near the intersection of St. Andrews and Chisholm avenues, police said in a news release.
A traffic-control worker approached a driver to let him know he couldn’t make the turn he was trying to make because of construction.
After a short verbal fight, the driver got out of his car and cut the traffic-control worker in the arm with a knife, the release said. The driver then fled in his car.
There was a man in the passenger seat of the car at the time of the incident.
The traffic-control worker went to hospital and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver is described as a man in his mid-20s, five-foot-nine with a very thin build, short crewcut hair and clean-shaven face. The car was an older-model grey Honda Civic with rust on the rear wheel wells.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 902-490-5020 or Crime Stoppers.