22-year-old arrested in stabbing incident

Christopher Smith
Christopher Smith
A 17-year-old was taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds.

A 22-year-old man from Hawkesbury was arrested on September 6 after repeatedly stabbing a 17-year-old boy. His injuries were not life-threatening, according to a release from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

The incident occurred at a home on Cartier Boulevard. Officers responded to a 911 call and arrived at 1:11 p.m., causing the suspect to immediately flee. He was arrested later that day and charged with assault with a weapon and aggravated assault. He was scheduled to appear in court the following day in l’Orignal.

The Hawkesbury OPP crime unit is continuing to investigate, and anyone with information is asked to call the Hawkesbury OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.