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Stabbing incident in central Peterborough sends several to hospital: police

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Several people were taken to hospital following a reported stabbing downtown Saturday evening – Dec 14, 2020

Several people were taken to hospital following a reported stabbing near Peterborough’s downtown on Saturday evening.

Around 7:30 p.m., police were initially called to an incident on Park Street North. Officers were informed that “several” people in the area near Wolfe St. had suffered minor injuries following an “altercation” — no details were provided.

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One person at the Park St. incident was taken to hospital.

Shortly after, emergency crews were called to the area of Aylmer and McDonnel streets for a reported stabbing incident.

Police say the other injured people from the Park St. N. incident were found at Aylmer and were taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

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No other details have been provided on the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online.

— More to come.

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