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Man stabs partner in the calf; arrested and charged

Durham Police said a 42-year-old male is facing charges after a female was stabbed in Whitby on Tuesday.

On November 8 at about 8:20 am, officers responded to the area of Centre Street North and Beech Street West after reports of a stabbing. A female had been stabbed in the calf by her partner. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was later arrested and charged, said a police statement.

A 42-year-old male of Oshawa is charged with:  Assault Cause Bodily Harm; Assault with a Weapon or Imitation Weapon and Assault. He was held for a bail hearing. This is an isolated incident and the name of the suspect is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. Daugharty of the Major Crime – Intimate Partner Violence Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5394.

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