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2 Kitchener men arrested after 3rd man hit with hatchet: Waterloo police

A Waterloo Regional Police vehicle . Ahmad Fareed Khan / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say two men were arrested and a third was transported to hospital after being hit by a hatchet during an incident in Kitchener on Monday.

They say the three men were involved in an altercation on Brybeck Crescent at around 5:40 p.m.

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One the three, a 28-year-old Kitchener man was taken to a hospital outside of the region with life-threatening injuries as a result of being hit by a hatchet.

The other two men, aged 31 and 25 who both reside in Kitchener, are facing assault and weapon related offences.

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Police say the three men know each other.

They say officers continue to investigate the incident and are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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