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25-year-old son charged after mother injured in stabbing at Pickering home

Police at the scene of a stabbing at a home in Pickering on Wednesday. Frazer Snowdon / Global News

Durham Regional Police say a 25-year-old man has been charged after his mother was stabbed at a home in Pickering Wednesday morning.

Police said they responded to reports of a disturbance at around 8:20 a.m. in the area of Valley Ridge and Thicket crescents.

A middle-aged woman was found inside the home with life-threatening injuries, police said. She was rushed to a trauma centre in Toronto.

Read more: Woman critically injured after stabbing at Pickering home, son arrested: police

Her son was then arrested at the home. He is facing a number of charges, including assault by choking, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

Police did not reveal the accused’s identity.

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