1 arrested after online dispute leads to stabbing incident in Peterborough: police

A Peterborough man was arrested following a stabbing incident on Tuesday. Global News Peterborough file

A Peterborough man is facing charges after an alleged stabbing following an online dispute on Tuesday morning.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 7 a.m., officers were called to Peterborough Regional Health Centre about a male suffering from stab wounds.

Police learned the victim was allegedly stabbed in an altercation stemming from an online dispute. He was taken to the hospital by friends.

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Police executed a search warrant at a Spillsbury Drive home where they arrested the suspect.

James Gentle, 20, of Peterborough, was charged with aggravated assault and failure to comply with a probation order to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

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He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Wednesday, police said.

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