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Peterborough Police Investigating Several Reports Of A Man Waving A Knife

KAWARTHA LAKES-Peterborough Police are investigating after several reports of a man with a knife Friday evening.

Just before 7:30pm on June 3, 2022, officers received a report of a man in the King Street and George Street area yelling at another male and mentioning a knife.

Police say at approximately 7:30pm on June 3, 2022, officers were called to the area of Stewart Street and Sherbrooke Street. Upon arrival officers learned that a man had heard someone yelling outside of his home and when he went to investigate a male became aggressive and lunged at him with a knife according to police.

At approximately 8:00pm on June 3, 2022, officers received a call about a male matching the description of the previous call in the Bethune and King Street area.  The complainant reported that around 7:30pm he had been walking in the area when a man yelled at him and pulled out a knife, making threatening gestures.

Police searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

In each case, the suspect was described to police as:

  • Early to mid 20s
  • 6’3 tall
  • Thin but athletic build
  • Red shirt
  • Grey jean shorts
  • Baseball hat

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Crime Line at 705-876-1122 x555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.stopcrimehere.ca


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Pamela Vanmeer
Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
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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