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Man charged in downtown stabbing

A 49-year-old Oshawa male is facing charges after a minor stabbing incident in Oshawa Friday evening.

On. Dec. 14 at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers from Central East Division responded to Olive Avenue near Simcoe Street in Oshawa for an armed person call at a residence.

Police arrived and located a male with stab wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  A second male was arrested nearby and charged. The two males are known to each other and became involved in an altercation.

An Oshawa man is charged with assault with a weapon; assault causing bodily harm; and possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. Broadfoot of the Central East Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2740.