Man stabbed in Cabot Square

A man in his 50s is in critical condition following a stabbing at downtown's Cabot Square Monday night.

"The victim was stabbed at least once to his upper and lower body," Montreal police spokesman Jean-Pierre Brabant said.

The man was taken to hospital as police began questioning witnesses.

Based on their testimony, another man also in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is to be questioned.