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Peterborough man arrested after woman stabbed outside convenience store: police

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A woman was airlifted to a Toronto hospital following a stabbing outside a Peterborough convenience store on Friday, June 3 – Jun 6, 2022

A Peterborough man was arrested following a stabbing outside a convenience store on Friday night.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a reported stabbing outside a Circle K convenience store in the area of McDonnel and Aylmer streets. Investigators learned two customers got into an altercation, leading to a woman being stabbed.

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The victim was first taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre before being airlifted to a Toronto hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said Monday.

Police deployed their K9 unit to help in the search of the suspect, who was located a short distance from the store.

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A 22-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and failure to comply with probation.

The accused was remanded into custody after a court appearance on June 4 and will appear in court again on June 8.

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