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Kawartha Lakes Police Investigating “Unprovoked” Stabbing In Lindsay

UPDATE: Police say they have a Lindsay man in custody in connection with this incident. No other details were provided.

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Kawartha Lakes Police says it is investigating an unprovoked stabbing on William Street North that sent one man to hospital early this morning. 

At approximately 5:00am while out for a walk, the victim was allegedly approached by an unknown male asking for a cigarette. Police say the male became agitated, kicking and stabbing the victim before leaving the area with a second person who appeared to be waiting across the street. The suspect is described as, male, white, tall, slim build, short dark hair, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.

The injuries resulting from this incident appear to be non-life threatening according to police. 

The Kawartha Lakes Police Criminal Investigation Branch is actively investigating this incident and ask anyone with information that would help in identifying the suspect to contact police at 705-324-5252. If you wish to remain anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at khcrimestoppers.com.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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