One man stabbed, another has bottle smashed over his head in Ajax bar fight


Published August 24, 2021 at 11:47 am

One man had a bottle smashed over his head while a second was stabbed outside an Ajax bar after closing early Saturday morning.

Durham Police were called to Hardy Johns on Bayly Street at 2 a.m. for a disturbance call. Officers found one male with a head injury after being struck by the bottle while the second victim, a 26 year-old man, was driven by a friend to a local hospital with a stab wound.

There are no suspect descriptors at this time, due to the limited information from witnesses and this investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2521.

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

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