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Male suffers serious injuries in Kitchener stabbing (update)

A Toronto man now faces several charges
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Update:


A Toronto man is facing several charges after a stabbing in downtown Kitchener.

Police responded to a business, in the area of King Street East and Madison Avenue North, around 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Upon arrival, officers found a male with stab wounds. He was transported to a hospital outside the region with serious injuries. Originally police had said the victim's injuries were critical.

A 37-year-old man has been charged with assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, and possession of weapon for dangerous purpose.

Police also say the victim and accused are known to one another.


Original story:

There was a heavy police presence in the area of King Street East and Madison Avenue North Sunday afternoon.

Regional police responded to a stabbing there.

One person was transported to hospital with critical injuries.

A suspect was also arrested.

Police say the victim and suspect are known to each other, adding there is no threat to public safety.

More information is expected to be released later.

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