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Peterborough woman arrested for assault of spouse: police

According to police, a male was found with a neck injury following reports of a possible stabbing at a residence. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough woman was arrested following a reported stabbing at a residence on Wednesday night.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 11:30 p.m., officers were called to a residence on Hunter Street East for reports of a verbal argument that had escalated and that a “possible stabbing” had occurred.

Police located a male at the scene with a neck injury. He was taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre for treatment.

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Investigators also recovered a knife at the scene, police said.

A 44-year-old Peterborough woman was arrested and charged with aggravated assault (spousal).

She was held in custody and will appear in court in Peterborough on Thursday, police said.

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In order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident, the name of the accused will not be released.

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