After questioning five young people about a food court stabbing at Oshawa Centre, police are now looking for a sixth teen.
On January 30 at about 5:10 pm, members of Central East Division responded to an armed person call at the Oshawa Centre, located at 419 King Street West.
A group of males were involved in an altercation near the food court inside the mall. As a result, a male youth was stabbed by another male (see earlier story below). The victim sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre, said a police statement
Officers arrested five male youth at the mall in relation to this incident. After further investigation all were released from custody. A sixth male is being sought by police for the stabbing.
Police does not name under-age offenders or suspects.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Williamson of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2727.
Man held with concealed weapon
A male is in custody after a concealed firearm was located in his possession during a search warrant.
On January 30, members of Durham Regional Police executed a search warrant in the area of Taunton Road West and Baldwin Street South, in Whitby. During the search, a concealed firearm was located in the possession of an involved male. The male was taken into custody without incident, police said.
It did not say where the weapon was concealed.
The suspect, age 23 from Whitby was charged and held for a bail hearing. Name and further details available at www.drps.ca.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Gill of the Major Crime Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5407.
Editor’s Note: Durham Post does not name or identify the accused as:
1. Of this time, they are suspect[s] and not convicted by a court, and
2. Sometimes charges are amended or dropped.