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Man taken to trauma centre after Brampton stabbing

Police said officers were called just before 2:30 p.m. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Officials say a man was taken to hospital after a stabbing in Brampton Tuesday afternoon.

According to a post on the Peel Regional Police Twitter account, officers were called to the area of Main Street North and Nelson Street West, just north of Queen Street, at 2:27 p.m.

Police said a man was stabbed and taken to a trauma centre.

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Peel Paramedics tweeted that the victim was taken to hospital with critical injuries, but police said in an update that his injuries were non-life-threatening.

A police spokesperson told Global News it’s believed the stabbing occurred outside, but didn’t provide further information regarding the circumstances of the incident or possible suspects.

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George Street was briefly closed for the investigation.

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