December 11, 2018 11:18 am

Guelph stabbing victim upgraded to stable condition

Guelph police were called to the area of Whitelaw and Fife roads for reports of a stabbing on Monday morning.

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Guelph police say a 24-year-old man who was stabbed in the city’s west end on Monday morning is now listed in stable condition.

He had to be airlifted to a trauma centre with serious injuries after being found by emergency crews in the area of Whitelaw and Fife roads at around 3 a.m.

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Police have not yet made an arrest, but they said in a news release on Tuesday that investigators believe it was a targeted attack and not random.

Investigators had also been looking for an individual who may have assisted the victim after he was stabbed, but that’s no longer the case.

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Anyone who saw or heard anything is asked to call investigators at 519-824-1212 ext. 7131.

Anonymous information can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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