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Hamilton man arrested in Jackson Square stabbing incident: police

A man was charged with aggravated assault after an alleged attack outside of Jackson Square.
A man was charged with aggravated assault after an alleged attack outside of Jackson Square. Google Street View

Hamilton police have made an arrest in connection with a reported stabbing at Jackson Square.

Officers were called to the downtown shopping mall on June 21 after a 20-year-old Stoney Creek man was reportedly stabbed.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries and has since been released.

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Police say they found the suspect at around 3 p.m. on Wednesday at a home in the area of Wilson Street and Wellington Street North.

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The 20-year-old Hamilton man was arrested without incident.

Douglas Barker is charged with aggravated assault and failing to comply with recognizance.

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