Man arrested following Welland stabbing


A man has been arrested after a stabbing in Welland.

Niagara Regional Police were called to the Patsy Avenue and 6th Street area yesterday afternoon around 2 p.m., where they discovered a man in his 30s with serious stab wounds.

The victim was treated on scene by EMS and taken to a local hospital before he was airlifted to an out of region hospital with serious but not-life threatening injuries.

A suspect, 44 year old Darren John Verge, was located and arrested nearby.

He has been charged with aggravated assault and failure to comply with a probation order.

Police believe this is a targeted incident.