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Halifax police investigate violent video between youths

The video showed a 'physical altercation' between youths and has recently surfaced on social media
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Halifax Regional Police (HRP) is investigating a physical altercation between youths that was captured on video and has surfaced on social media.

"Due to the age of the parties involved, we are unable to provide specific details," a news release says. "We would like to assure the public that we take the matter seriously and are taking all necessary steps in this ongoing matter."

HRP says it has received reports of the video surfacing on social media and that the investigation is ongoing.

Police ask anyone with information or video evidence in relation to this incident to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or by using the P3 Tips app.

Chris Stoodley

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Chris was born and raised in Halifax. After graduating from the journalism program at King's, he started as's weekend editor.
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