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Woman, 19, charged after stabbing incident outside Whitby bar

Police say the stabbing occurred during a fight.
Police say the stabbing occurred during a fight. Nick Westoll / Global News File

WHITBY – Provincial police say a woman has been charged with aggravated assault after a stabbing incident outside a bar in Whitby.

Police say they were called to the bar just after 2 a.m. on Saturday.

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They say two women got into a verbal fight, which then escalated when they continued the fight outside of the bar.

Police say a 22 year-old woman was stabbed in the fight and was rushed to a Toronto trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

They say a 19-year-old woman, of Ajax, was arrested and is facing charges.

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