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Assault - Male arrested following St. Catharines stabbing

Posted on Wednesday May 15, 2019
At approximately 5pm 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.

Incident Number: 19-32550
Submitted By: Stephanie Sabourin
Approved By: Stephanie Sabourin

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