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Winnipeg police bust cyclist accused in stabbing incident

Winnipeg Police Service car. Shane Gibson/Global News

A Winnipeg man is behind bars after a stabbing incident Thursday afternoon in the back lane of St. Mary’s Road at Vivian Avenue.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was driving down the lane when he had a confrontation with a cyclist. When the victim got out of his vehicle, police said, the cyclist stabbed the driver, causing a severe laceration to his arm.

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The victim was taken to hospital in critical condition, and the suspect was arrested nearby.

Carey James Hickaway, 40, is facing charges of aggravated assault, possessing a weapon, and two counts of possessing property obtained by crime under $5,000.

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