Saint-Leonard stabbing sends Montreal man to hospital

Police are investigating after a man was allegedly stabbed in Montreal's Saint-Leonard borough. Global News File

A 48-year-old Montreal man was sent to hospital after suffering stab wounds to the upper body.

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Montreal police received a 911 call at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday about the alleged assault on d’Arrass Street near Milly Street in the city’s Saint-Leonard borough.

“According to the first information we received, it seems to be a domestic violence conflict that degenerated,” said Caroline Chèvrefils, a Montreal police spokesperson.

The victim was transported to hospital, but officials say his life is not in danger.

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The suspect, a 30-year-old woman, was arrested and is expected to meet with investigators later in the day.

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There is currently a perimeter in place around the scene.

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