Stabbing in downtown Oshawa sends one man to hospital


Published April 1, 2024 at 10:17 am

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One man is in hospital and another is in custody after a stabbing in downtown Oshawa Thursday night.

Durham Police were called to Simcoe Street and Bagot Street at 11:20 p.m. on Thursday for reports of an armed person. Officers arrived on the scene and found the victim suffering from a stab wound.

The man was transferred to a Toronto trauma centre in a non-life-threatening condition.  Officers on the scene were able to quickly identify a suspect nearby and took him into custody.

Ryley Whalen, 22, of No Fixed Address, is charged with aggravated assault and two other weapons assault offences. He was held for Bail Hearing.

Anyone with video footage, dash cam footage or information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dellipizzi of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2766.

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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