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18 year old charged after stabbing at motel in Whitby

An 18-year-old from Ajax has been arrested after a 47-year-old male was stabbed during an altercation in Ajax.

Police say two men began to argue in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel on Westney Road on Monday night just before midnight. One of the men allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the other several times. The suspect fled on foot while witnesses called police.

The DRPS K-9 Unit located the suspect a short distance away. He was arrested without incident and taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

18 year old Christopher LEESON of Tulloch Drive in Ajax, has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Assault with a Weapon and Weapons Dangerous.

The victim was taken to a Toronto-area trauma hospital for treatment of his serious, but non-life threatening injuries.


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