KAWARTHA LAKES-A 28-year-old Lindsay male is facing charges in connection with a stabbing incident Monday morning.
On Monday, July 17 at approximately 5:00am while out for a walk the victim was 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 injuries resulting from this incident appear to be non-life threatening.
As a result of an investigation conducted by the uniform division and Criminal Investigation Branch, officers identified and arrested the accused. 28-year-old Michael Thomas has been charged with assault with a weapon, assault cause bodily harm and fail to comply with probation order X2.
The accused is being held in custody and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay today, July 18, 2023.
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