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Brantford teen wanted for stabbing that sent man to hospital in critical condition

Brantford police are looking for a 17-year-old wanted in relation to a stabbing incident.
Brantford police are looking for a 17-year-old wanted in relation to a stabbing incident. Twitter

EDITORS NOTE: This article once revealed the name of the 17-year-old suspect being sought by police. It was updated on June 14, 2019, after an arrest. As per the Youth Criminal Justice Act (S.C. 2002, c. 1) and the Protection of Privacy of Young Persons, Global News is no longer allowed to print their identity. This news story has been updated to reflect the change. 

Brantford police are looking for a young stabbing suspect.

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Investigators say a 17-year-old is wanted on charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

The stabbing took place on Monday afternoon on Kennedy Street, near Sydenham, sending a 41-year-old man to hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Police say the victim and suspect were known to each other.

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If the suspect is observed, police say do not approach and contact 911.

Anyone who may have information is requested to contact Det. Jason Sinning of the Major Crime Unit at
519-756-7050 ext. 2265.