January 26, 2019 1:04 pm
Updated: January 27, 2019 9:22 am

UPDATE: Hamilton police arrest suspect after sports bar stabbing sends man to hospital

Hamilton police are searching for a suspect after a targeted stabbing at a bar on the mountain.

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Hamilton police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing at a bar on the mountain this weekend.

Staff Sgt. Don Abbott says officers were called to Boomers Sports Bar on Upper Paradise Road near Stone Church Road West at about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday morning for reports of a disturbance, which began inside the bar and moved outside onto the patio.

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He says a 28-year-old man was stabbed multiple times and was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Hamilton police say a 29-year-old man turned himself into police on Saturday afternoon.

The man, who has not been identified, is facing charges of assault with a weapon and has been released with a promise to appear in court.

Police add that was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

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