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Man charged in early morning break-in, stabbing

Niagara Regional Police are still searching for a second masked suspect, who fled the scene in St. Catharines armed with a long gun
20220404 Niagara Regional Police cruiser

Police have laid multiple charges against a man who allegedly stormed into a house early this morning and stabbed someone inside before being disarmed and restrained by others in the home.

Michael David Mulligan, 22, of no fixed address is scheduled to appear at a bail hearing today.

Niagara Regional Police are still searching for another masked suspect who fled the scene, armed with a long gun.

Below is the full press release from police:

Detectives from the 1 District detective office from the Niagara Regional Police continue to investigate this matter.  Uniform officers arriving on scene at the time of the call arrested one of the suspects. Micheal David Mulligan (22 years) of no fixed address has been charged with the Criminal Code offences of:

  • Break Enter and Indictable Offence (Assault with a Weapon)
  • Possession Weapon Dangerous Purpose
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Disguised with Intent
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Mulligan was held in custody to attend a video bail hearing to the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines on Sept. 16, 2022.

The second unknown suspect in this matter remains at large.  Anyone (residents or businesses) in the area with closed circuit security cameras, doorbell video cameras, or dash cameras are asked to review their footage for suspicious activity for the period between 12:30 a.m. and 2:3 0.a.m on Sept. 16, 2022.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identify of the unknown suspect is asked to contact detectives by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009287.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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