September 28, 2018 1:52 pm

5 arrested in stabbing of McMaster University student

Hamilton police have arrested five people after a stabbing in Westdale.

Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton police have arrested five people in connection with a stabbing in Westdale.

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An 18-year-old student from McMaster was stabbed in the neck after he left a party in the Emerson Street and Ward Avenue area on Sept. 8.

On Thursday, police arrested five people in connection with the crime: an 18-year-old from Stoney Creek, as well as four teens between the ages of 15 and 17, all from Hamilton.

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They were all charged with one count of aggravated assault and appeared in court on Friday.

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