On September 11, 2022, at approximately 6:30pm 2 District uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a stabbing in Niagara Falls.
Officers and Niagara Emergency Medical Services paramedics attended a home on Simcoe Street near St. Lawrence Avenue in Niagara Falls. Officers located two 16-year-old male victims. One of the victims was suffering from minor injuries related to a physical assault and the other suffering from serious injuries related to a knife. The victims were treated by paramedics and transported to a local hospital.
The initial investigation determined one of the victims had run from a suspect to a friend’s house on Simcoe Street. The suspect caught him on the porch and physically assaulted him. The second victim exited the house and was cut by the suspect with a knife.
The victims and suspect were known to each other.
At approximately 8:00pm the suspect, a 15-year-old male was located at a residence on Chrysler Street in Niagara Falls and arrested.
The 15-year-old from male from Niagara Falls has been charged with the criminal offences of:
Assault Assault with a weapon Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
The 15-year-old male was held in custody for a video bail hearing to the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines on September 12, 2022.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the police by calling 905-688-4111, extension 1022200.
Under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act of Canada the NRPS is prohibited from releasing the identity of the youth charged in this matter.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.
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