Arrest made in downtown stabbing


Owen Sound Police have laid multiple charges following an assault that occured on Sunday August 5th in the downtown core at approximately 10:30pm.

Two people were stabbed with a small pocket knife, sustaining minor injuries.

Police say the pair had a verbal altercation with a youth outside a downtown drinking establishment just before the stabbing.

The youth also sustained minor injuruies during the physical altercation.

A suspect has now been charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and failing to comply with sentence order.

Members of the Criminal Investigation Branch are continuing the investigation and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact Detective Constable Nick Houston at (519) 376-1234 ext. 177.