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Montreal police arrest woman after man stabbed near Lionel-Groulx Metro station

Montreal police say the 20-year-old man will be brought back to the city in the coming days. The Canadian Press

A 31-year-old man is hospital and a woman is in police custody following an early morning stabbing in Montreal’s St-Henri neighbourhood Thursday.

According to Montreal police, at around 3:20 a.m. officers responded to a 911 call reporting an argument between two people that turned violent. The incident occurred near the Lionel-Groulx Metro station at the corner of Atwater and St-Jacques streets.

Police spokesperson Véronique Comtois said the victim was found outside a nearby convenience store. He was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his upper body.

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“He is expected to recover from his injuries,” Comtois said.

A 40 year-old woman was arrested shortly afterwards in connection with the stabbing.

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Comtois says the woman will be undergoing questioning by authorities.

The source of the argument is still under investigation.

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