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Arrest made in Bradford stabbing investigation

The victim suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries
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South Simcoe Police station is pictured in this file photo. Sue Sgambati/BarrieToday

NEWS RELEASE
SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE
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BRADFORD - On June 12, 2018 around 7 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to an address on County Road 27 in Bradford West Gwillimbury for a report of a stabbing.

When officers arrived, they found the victim laying on the ground. The 42-year-old Bradford West Gwillimbury man was treated on scene by paramedics, transported to a local hospital and then airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre. His injuries are considered serious but not life-threatening.

Police arrested a suspect who was walking on County Road 88 near Brown's Lane. He was transported to South Division.

The 38-year-old Toronto man was charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, weapons dangerous and disobey court order.

He will appear in court in Barrie this morning for a bail hearing.

Investigation has determined that the suspect and victim were known to each other. The stabbing occurred during an altercation inside a residence on County Road 27.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact South Simcoe Police Service Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).

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