January 11, 2019 1:03 pm
Updated: January 17, 2019 6:27 pm

Father charged after allegedly stabbing teenage son in Whitby

A Whitby man is facing several charges after Durham Regional Police say he stabbed his son early Friday morning.

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Durham Regional Police say a father has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his 19-year-old son in Whitby overnight.

Police said that at 12:20 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a domestic-related incident near Manning Road and Anderson Street.

Officers found the son suffering from stab wounds and in serious but non-life-threatening condition. He was transported to a Toronto trauma centre.

READ MORE: Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Oshawa

A 48-year-old man from Whitby, whose name is being withheld to protect the victim’s identity, was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, uttering threats and assault with a weapon. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact Const. Marchand of Central West Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3811.

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