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16-year-old faces charges in St. Catharines stabbing

Police allege he was part of a group of youths who attacked a 17-year-old
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At approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2019 1 District Uniform officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the City of St. Catharines.

Investigation has revealed that a 17-year-old male was injured in the area of Manchester Ave and Haig Street during an altercation with several other youths.  He was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. It is believed this was a targeted incident.
Following an investigation by 1 District (St. Catharines) Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) a youth was identified and arrested with the assistance of the 1 District Street Crime Unit in relation to this incident on Wednesday May 15, 2019.
The 16-year-old male is facing the alleged charges of:
  • Aggravated Assault- Section 268(1) CC
  • Uttering Threats to Cause Death- Section 268.1(1)(a) CC
The youth is currently being held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Robert S.K. Welch courthouse in the City of St. Catharines on Thursday May 16, 2019.
The 16-year-old male cannot be identified under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.