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Male arrested for attempted murder in relation to Friday night stabbing

Release Date: February 25, 2019



On February 22, 2019 the male victim attended inside a fast food restaurant located on Division Street near Highway 401. Shortly after the victim was approached by the male accused who attempted to speak with him however was incoherent. The accused, without warning, then proceeded to stab the victim in the neck with a knife. The victim, realizing that he had been stabbed, ran behind the counter and police were immediately notified.


Police responded at approximately 6:37 p.m. and located the accused standing at the counter inside the restaurant still brandishing the knife. Police effected a gun point arrest at which time the accused relinquished the knife and was taken into custody.


The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.


A 26-year-old local man was charged with attempt murder, aggravated assault, and possess weapon dangerous to public peace.


Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident, is asked to please contact Constable Wilby at 613-549-4660 ext. 6217 or via email at

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