Ottawa police search for a suspect after weekend stabbing in Kanata


One person was treated for non-life threatening injuries after a weekend stabbing near the Kanata Centrum.

Ottawa police officers responded to a call for a stabbing in the 700 block of Kanata Avenue at approximately 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say a group of men were involved in an altercation. During the incident, the victim was assaulted and stabbed.

He was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect is described as a Middle Eastern man, medium build, approximately 5'5", with short thick black hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and dark shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2666.