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Stabbing suspect found in abandoned house

A 32-year-old male suffered serious injuries after being stabbed early in the morning on Nov. 2.

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers in Central East Division responded to the area of Simcoe Street South and First Avenue in Oshawa for an assault call.

According to police, the victim had met the suspect at a nearby coffee shop and after he left the shop, the suspect followed him outside. The suspect argued with the victim before stabbing him in the abdomen and then fleeing the area on foot. Witnesses helped the injured male until police and ambulance arrived.

The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for a serious, but non-life threatening stab wound.

Later that same day, at approximately 9 p.m., officers found their suspect in an abandoned house on Simcoe Street South, north of Highway 401. Police say he was arrested without incident.

A 31-year-old Oshawa male with no fixed address has been charged with assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, possession of a dangerous weapon and failure to comply with a recognizance in connection with this incident.