Durham Police investigate weekend stabbing in Oshawa that sent man to hospital

Published April 5, 2022 at 8:41 am


Durham Regional Police are investigating a weekend stabbing in Oshawa that sent a man to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

According to police, officers were called to an area near Simcoe Street South and John Street to reports of an armed individual on Sunday at around 12:45 a.m.

Upon arrival, a 31-year-old man was found suffering from stab wounds. He was taken to a Toronto-area trauma hospital for treatment.

Police said the suspect, who is described as being approximately 6’ tall, with a thin build and wearing dark clothing, fled the area.

The investigation is ongoing and police said they are awaiting surveillance footage from the area.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to contact D/Cst. Bowler of Central East Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2739.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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