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Police make arrest in stabbing on Stewart Street tonight

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PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough Police have made an arrest in a stabbing in the area of Stewart St and McDonnel St shortly before 6pm.

53-year-old Edwin John Hughes of Stewart Street, was arrested at the scene and charged with aggravated assault.

Paramedics responded to a call at the intersection and discovered a male had been stabbed in the abdominal area. As paramedics were treating the male police taped off the area.

Witnesses say paramedics responded to a call at the intersection and discovered a male had been stabbed in the abdominal area. As paramedics were treating the male police taped off a nearby house on Stewart St. Paramedics transported the male to PRHC, it is not known the severity of the wounds. I will update the story when I know more.

The victim was listed in stable condition at Peterborough Regional Health Centre and was subsequently taken to a Toronto-area hospital for surgery.

 

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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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