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Niagara Police seek suspect after weekend stabbing at a Welland bar

Niagara Police say they are seeking a man involved in an early morning stabbing at a Welland bar on July 30, 2022. Don Mitchell / Global News

Police are seeking a Niagara man accused of a stabbing at a Welland bar early Saturday.

Investigators say the victim was injured after an altercation with a man he didn’t know around 2:30 a.m. at the Kavern Bar located on the corner of Maple Avenue and Prince Charles Drive.

The suspect fled before authorities arrived at the scene and discovered a man with a serious stab wound, according to police.

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The man, in his 20s, was still in hospital as of Tuesday with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives say the 23-year-old being sought lives in the Welland area but has ties to much of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area (GTHA) and could be receiving assistance in hiding from authorities.

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The man is about six feet with a medium build, and has a black goatee and a scar near his left eye.

Anyone with information can reach out to Niagara police or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.

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