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Stabbing in Brampton leaves man with life-threatening injuries

A man was stabbed at a residence near Queen St and Laurelcrest St. in Brampton. Marc Cormier / Global News

A man is in life-threatening condition following a stabbing in Brampton Saturday afternoon, Peel police say.

According to a tweet by police, emergency crews were called shortly after 1 p.m. to the intersection of Queen St. and Laurelcrest St. for reports of a stabbing.

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Peel paramedics told Global News that they treated a man in his 50s with stab wounds to the neck.

He was transported to a trauma centre.

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Investigators said a male suspect fled the scene but was later located and taken into custody.

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The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

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