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Police issue Canada-wide warrant for Halifax man

Police are asking for assistance in locating 21-year-old Jacob Matthew Lilly
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Jacob Lilly
Jacob Matthew Lilly (Photo provided by HRP)

Police are asking for assistance in locating 21-year-old Jacob Matthew Lilly.

The warrant was put out today as a result of an investigation to an incident on Grafton St. on July 7.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. that morning, officers responsed to a call and found a man who had been assaulted with an edged weapon. The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival and the victim was transported to hospital.

Lilly is now facing charges of attempted murder, aggraveted assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon.

A release from HRP says Lilly is 5'8", around 175 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.

They say Lilly is aware police are looking to arrest him, and if you see Lilly or have information about his whereabouts do not confront him, but rather call police at 902-490-5016 or contact Crime Stoppers.




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