January 29, 2018 9:05 am

St. Thomas police arrest suspect in stabbing case

File photo. West Vancouver police say the victim was about to go for a run when she was pepper sprayed by an elderly woman.

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St. Thomas police say they arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing in the city’s downtown.

Officers say it was around 9 a.m. Sunday when they responded to the incident. They found a man suffering from a stab wound to his hand.

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They say he was brought to the hospital where he received 14 stitches.

Early Sunday afternoon, officers say a tip from an alert citizen led them to arrest a man who now faces charges including assault with a weapon and aggravated assault.

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