May 15, 2019 8:02 pm

Youth arrested in St. Catharines after allegedly stabbing another teen

Niagara police say the alleged stabbing in St Catharines was committed by 16-year-old during an altercation with another teen.

Niagara Regional Police Service

A 16-year-old is facing multiple charges after a weekend altercation led to a stabbing in St. Catharines, according to police.

Investigators with Niagara police say a 17-year-old male was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after an altercation with several youths near Manchester Ave and Haig Street, late Sunday afternoon.

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Police believe the incident was targeted. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday and is facing charges of aggravated assault and uttering threats to cause death.

The youth will face a judge in a bail hearing on Thursday in St. Catharines.

The 16-year-old male is not being identified due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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