Man seriously injured in Waterloo stabbing: WRPS

Regional police say a man was taken to an out-of-region hospital with serious injuries after a stabbing in Waterloo on Friday morning.

Officers were called to the area of Erb Street West and Culpepper Drive around 7:10 a.m.

A 58-year-old man was located at the scene with serious, but not life-threatening injuries. He was taken to an out-of-region hospital for treatment.

The suspect fled from the area and was located by police nearby.

A 29-year-old man was charged with several offences, including assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, possession of a weapon, uttering death threats, and failing to comply.

The accused was held for a bail hearing.

UPDATE:
An individual has been taken into police custody.

Continued increase in police presence in the area. There are no further concerns for public safety.

More details to be released when available. https://t.co/ASUgT28NCP

— Waterloo Regional Police (@WRPSToday) September 3, 2021