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Suspect wanted for stabbing in Hamilton’s west-end arrested: police

Police believe two men in their 20s are responsible for a stabbing in Hamilton's west end on Oct. 5.
Police believe two men in their 20s are responsible for a stabbing in Hamilton's west end on Oct. 5. Hamilton Police Service

Police say they’ve arrested one of two “armed and dangerous” suspects believed to be responsible for a stabbing at a bar in Hamilton’s west end on in early October.

Investigators say Fuhill Badei turned himself in at the Hamilton Police Mountain Station on Thursday. He was wanted for several firearms-related offences and assault.

He made his first court appearance at the John Sopinka Courthouse later in the day.

Badei is one of two men who allegedly brandished both a knife and a handgun and stabbed another man at the West Lounge Café at 807 Main St. W., on Oct.5, according to detectives.

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20-year-old Joseph Barham-Ferguson remains outstanding. He’s considered armed and dangerous and if observed police are advising not to approach but to call 911 immediately.

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Barham-Ferguson is also facing charges of aggravated assault and failure to comply with a youth sentence.

Police are asking the public to call 911 if the suspect is spotted, and anyone with information can reach out to police at 905-546-3817.

Hamilton police say they have ‘expectation’ witnesses will come forward
Hamilton police say they have ‘expectation’ witnesses will come forward