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2 men charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Vaughan: police

A York Regional Police officer and cruiser. File / Global News

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Vaughan, police say.

York Regional Police said officers were called to a hospital in the Yonge Street and Regetta Avenue area of Richmond Hill around 10:30 p.m. Thursday for a report of a person with serious injuries.

Police said officers arrived and located a 20-year-old man who had been stabbed.

A police spokesperson told Global News the stabbing took place in the Bathurst Street and Teston Road area of Vaughan.

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Officers have since identified and charged two suspects. Police said they received tips from the public regarding the suspects’ location.

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Nineteen-year-old Yashwant Boparai and 23-year-old Tej Boparai, both Brockville residents, have been charged with attempted murder.

Tej was also charged with failing to comply with a release order.

They were scheduled to appear in court Friday.

Officers are continuing to investigate and anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7441 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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