WRPS Investigate Stabbing in Waterloo

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Waterloo Region, Ontario - Waterloo Regional Police have arrested and charged two individuals in connection to a stabbing incident in Waterloo that occurred on November 23, 2022. 

As a result of the investigation, a 19-year-old Waterloo male has been charged with several criminal offences, including: 

  • Robbery with a weapon
  • Aggravated assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Failure to comply with an undertaking 

A 19-year-old Waterloo female was also charged with accessory after the fact. 

The investigation is ongoing, and investigators are appealing to anyone with information or video related to the incident to contact police by calling 519-570-7777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

Occ: 22-287146 (907)

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Waterloo Region, Ontario - On November 23, 2022, at approximately 4:50 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police received a report that a male had been taken to hospital with stab wounds.

Officers responded and, as part of the investigation, determined that the stabbing had occurred in the area of Bernay Drive and St. Moritz Avenue in Waterloo between 12:30 a.m. and 1 a.m.

It's believed two males were in the area and were confronted by a group of individuals, resulting in one of the males being stabbed.

The victim, a 17-year-old male, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and transported to an out-of-region hospital where he is currently listed in critical condition.

There will be a large police presence in the area throughout the day as police conduct a canvass of the area.

Anyone who may have been in the area or who has information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com.

Occ: 22-287146 (907)

Media Inquiries:
Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188
publicinfo@wrps.on.ca

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