Regional police make arrest after early morning stabbing in Kitchener
Local police have made an arrest after a knife stab in the Sheldon Avenue North and King Street East areas of Kitchener.
According to the service, the incident occurred shortly after 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning
In response to a report of a man chasing another man with a knife, regional police said officers located and arrested the suspect shortly after arrival.
The victim the suspect was pursuing was not located.
Shortly afterwards, the police received a report about another man who had been stabbed in the area.
A police investigation found that the same suspect stabbed another victim, a 72-year-old man, who fled the area for help before the police arrived at the scene.
The second victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
Several charges are being brought against a 19-year-old man and he is on remand.
A 19-year-old man faces numerous charges after being stabbed on Sheldon Avenue in Kitchener.
Charges include assault causing bodily harm, attacking with a weapon, and possession of a weapon.
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