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Toronto man charged in connection to Kitchener stabbing

Police cars are seen on King Street in downtown Kitchener following a stabbing on Dec. 4, 2022. (Dave Pettitt/CTV Kitchener) Police cars are seen on King Street in downtown Kitchener following a stabbing on Dec. 4, 2022. (Dave Pettitt/CTV Kitchener)
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Waterloo regional police say 37-year-old man from Toronto has been arrested and charged after a stabbing in Kitchener.

One person was sent to hospital with what police call 'critical injuries' following the incident.

Police were called to a downtown Kitchener business around 12:30 Sunday afternoon for reports of a stabbing.

Officers found a man with stab wounds. The victim was taken to an out-of-region hospital with serious injuries.

WRPS posted a tweet at 1:49 p.m. Sunday, indicating there would be a heavy officer presence in the area of King Street East and Madison Avenue North in response to the stabbing incident.

Around 10 minutes later, police posted that a suspect had been found and arrested.

Police say the suspect and the victim knew each other and there is no threat to public safety.

In an update provided Monday morning, police say the 37-year-old has been charged with assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

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