Details emerge of life-threatening stabbing in Pickering


Published May 12, 2022 at 11:36 am


More detail about yesterday’s stabbing in Pickering that left a woman fighting for her life has emerged.

Police were called to a home near Valley Ridge Cres and Thicket Cres at around 8:20 a.m. May 11 regarding a disturbance. On arrival the officers found a middle-aged woman in life-threatening condition. She was then rushed to a Toronto trauma centre for treatment.

Police believe it was the woman’s son who stabbed her. Police arrested 25-year-old man on scene and charged him with assault by choking, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and weapons dangerous.

The man, who police have not identified or described, will remain in custody until a bail hearing.

Anyone with information pertinent to this investigation can call D/Cst. Shaddick of the West Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2532, or Crime Stoppers anonymously as  Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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