WRPS Arrest Male after Two Individuals Stabbed in Uptown Waterloo

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Members of Waterloo Regional Police Service's General Investigations Unit are investigating after two individuals were stabbed in Waterloo. 

On October 23, 2022, in the early morning hours., emergency services responded to reports of two individuals sustaining stab wounds. 

At approximately 1:15 a.m., police were called after a physical altercation between two males resulted in a 39-year-old male sustaining a stab wound. 

At approximately 1:55 a.m., police received another report of a physical altercation between two males. As a result, a 32-year-old male sustained a stab wound. 

The victims were transported to hospital by Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Through investigation, police located the suspect male in the area. 

A 27-year-old Waterloo male was arrested and charged with the following offences: 

  • Two counts of aggravated assault
  • Two counts of assault with a weapon
  • Assault with intent to resist arrest 
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose 
  • Failure to comply with a release order
  • Two counts of possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order 

The male was held in police custody for a bail hearing. 

The investigation is ongoing by members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service's General Investigations Unit. 

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

Occ: 22-259148 (917)

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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