Third arrest in St. Catharines stabbing

Police have made a third arrest in a violent break and enter investigation in St. Catharines.

On Tuesday, several male suspects entered a home in the city armed with a handgun and confronted the homeowners demanding cash.

A violent struggle ensued and the suspects fled the scene.

About 30 minutes later police got another call about a man who was stabbed multiple times at another address.

Further investigation found the incidents were linked.

Shortly after police arrested two St. Catharines residents.

Yesterday they arrested a third man, identified as 36 year old Michael Croft of Niagara Falls.

During the investigation police also seized several firearms and some drugs.